Server side printer drivers

Olaf Frączyk olaf at
Tue Jun 22 12:27:23 GMT 2004

On Tue, 2004-06-22 at 13:40, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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> Tom Alsberg wrote:
> | Normally, yes...  But if Administrator (the user named
> | Administrator, apparently not just someone in Domain
> | Admins) adds the printer connection (to a network printer),
> | it is then visible to all users.
> I would double check that.  In my experience, this
> is not the case (and I just double checked).  Printer
> connections are stored on a per user basis no matter
> who makes them.  Only local printers are available to
> all users on a workstation.
This is something odd.
I always install network printers as local Administrator (not the domain
admin) and they are visible for all users. This is on Win2000. The same
was for NT 4.0. I don't download drivers from server. Maybe here is the



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