[Samba] Point about Point'n'Print and PrintNightmare...

Marco Gaiarin gaio at lilliput.linux.it
Fri Nov 26 10:34:59 UTC 2021

Someone have some clue, or some good URL, to understand the current status
of the Point'n'Print on W10? I'm getting mad...

Currently, setting:
	reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\Printers\PointAndPrint" /f /v "RestrictDriverInstallationToAdministrators" /t REG_DWORD /d "0"
        reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\Printers" /f /v "CopyFilesPolicy" /t REG_DWORD /d "1"

i'm able back to install driver with Point'n'Print, but if some user 'roam'
to a PC where the driver is not just installed, the driver get not
automatically loaded and the printer does not appear and go in some sort
of 'undefined' state.

When user get back to original PC, printer are there, i can configure it in
control panel but does not appear in application, i need to 'reload' them to
make it visible.

It is really frustrating...

  alimentando voglie e necessita`.			(CSI)

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