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

Stefan Kania stefan at kania-online.de
Fri Nov 26 12:42:59 UTC 2021

It works, with an aditional GPO. I only have a link to a German webpage
where yu can download the additional GPO and how you can set it up.
Samba as print server with this GPOs works fine :-)

Am 26.11.21 um 11:34 schrieb Marco Gaiarin via samba:
> 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...

Stefan Kania
Landweg 13
25693 St. Michaelisdonn

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