After driver update printers not retaining print settings on print server

Need to update drivers on our printers on our print server.  I did with this with one or two.  It was straight forward enough except:-

1.  After the driver update when A3 documents would be printed instead of A4.
2.  Users would also be prompted to update the driver and then asked to provide admin credentials to install them.

Some of these printers we have 100 or so people printing to them.

Really don't want to cause too much of a disruption.

Who is Participating?

[Product update] Infrastructure Analysis Tool is now available with Business Accounts.Learn More

I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

James BunchSystems EngineerCommented:
When you deploy this driver from the server the best way to prevent admin privilege prompts is to make sure that all users have access to the printers you want then allow them to use the path to that print server "Windows Explorer:  \\server01\printers". It would be easier for them to remove the printer and re-add it at that point instead of running an update. This should prevent disruptive prompts from stopping the process.

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Printers and Scanners

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.