[Samba] Re: Can't add print drivers for existing printers

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Fri Jan 17 18:07:01 GMT 2003

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On Tue, 14 Jan 2003, D. Aaron McCaleb wrote:

> >Browse to the Samba server
> >Open the Printers folder
> >Right-click a printer, select "Properties"
> >Click "No" when asked if I want to install a print driver
> >Advanced tab
> >"New Driver" button
> This is the wrong procedure for uploading the drivers should be:
> Browse to the Samba server
> Open the Printers folder
> Right-click inside the printers folder (not on a printer)
> Click "Server Properties"
> Go to Drivers tab
> Click Add, Next, and Choose driver or Have Disk
>        (if you would like to add newer drivers than are on the CD)
> Click Next and choose driver versions.
> Browse to correct INF files for each version, as prompted.
>         (If you get an "access denied" message after if finishes copying the
> driver, you
>          probably did this out of order.)

Both methods work equally well.

cheers, jerry
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