Mapping Printers for all Users

We have a network environment with Windows Server 2008R2 and all client computers are Windows 7 Pro and we use roaming profiles.  Over the summer we planned to wipe all hard drives and reinstall the operating system on all of our client computers. This was accomplished but - and I don't know if this contributed to the problem - we had a bad storm that wiped out our modem, router and one switch. All of those devices have been replaced and the network is up an running but the problem I now have is in mapping printers. Every student and staff member must map his/her own printer and admin credentials are required. How do I change this so the network and shared printers are available to all users?

Thank you!

Robert
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asavenerCommented:
Group policy will allow you to map a printer.  You can apply it to all users, or map different printers based on OU or IP address.
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Wayne88Commented:
I agree, GPO is the way to go.  What server/environment are you running?

Here is more info: Deploying Printers by Using Group Policy
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Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
I would also agree that this should be done via Group Policy, but using Preferences. Below is a good article which illustates how to accomplis this.

http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/11321/Deploying-Printers-using-Group-Policy-Preferences.html

Will.
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Robert EhingerIT specialistAuthor Commented:
I have made some of the GPO changes suggested. I am just waiting for feedback from the end users.
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younghvCommented:
I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

Not enough information to confirm an answer.
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asavenerCommented:
I believe that if the GPO option did not solve the issue that the poster would have returned to request additional support.
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Robert EhingerIT specialistAuthor Commented:
GPO did work and I apologixe for leaving this open so long.
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