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Problem whit a shared printer in XP pro

By a.barbosa ·
Hello, i have a network with win 2000 server and clients with XP prof. In one of those clients i have a printer installed localy, and shared with to the outher clients. I have installed the shared printer on every clients with the domain administrator password, but when i enter whith a new user of the domain i have to install again the shared printer on every clients whith the new user. What is the way to resolve this problem.?
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by an_it_guy In reply to Problem whit a shared pri ...

Grant local-administrative rights to users on their respective machines, this shd help.

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by curlergirl In reply to Problem whit a shared pri ...

A feature of WinXP is that network printers are installed individually by each user into his/her own profile. To get around this, you can make the network printers part of the HKLM/Current User hive for the Default User on the machine. To do this,you have to log on to the machine as a first-time user and install the printer. Then, log off and log on as Administrator. Copy the ntuser.dat file from the profile of the user you just logged on as, into the Default User profile folder (you have to have hidden and system files displayed in order to see the ntuser.dat file at all, and you have to have administrative rights to copy it from one user's profile to another). Check to be sure that the NTFS permissions (if using NTFS) are properly assigned on the file - should be: Administrators and SYSTEM, full control; Everyone, Read and Read & Execute. Then, the next time you log on as a new first-time user on that machine, you should see the printers already installed. Hope this helps!

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by matthew In reply to Problem whit a shared pri ...

I would simply make a profile for each user, make a new user called PROFILE and make it to the spec you want.. add all link printer

then copy the profile to each user

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