troubleshooting Question

The proper way to publish print queue to the workstation user with no local admin rights ?

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Senior IT System EngineerFlag for Australia asked on
Printers and ScannersWindows NetworkingWindows OSActive DirectoryMicrosoft Server OS
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Hi People,

I've got Windows Server 2012 R2 print server that is running to serve 15+ printers for my company spread across 3 different floors.
Last week when I update one printer driver with the latest edition from FujiXerox, about 50+ users complained that they cannot print due to their printer on the workstation requires driver update.

Since all of the users does not have local admin rights, they cannot install the updated printer driver and cannot print at all, hence I have to run through all company floor by floor to type in my DOMAIN\Administrator password.

What's the proper way to publish the printer and updating the printer driver without causing user to log the call for me to type in the administrator password ?

Note: Also in Windows 10, it took more than 3 minutes+ to opens up the Printers & Scanner window until "something" times out. But in Windows 7 it is running with no delay or issues at all.

Thanks in advance.
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