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The printer driver may not be updated on the client computers after you update the printer driver on a Windows Server 2003-based print server in a clustered environment
Article ID: 888744 - View products that this article applies to.
After you update a printer driver on a Microsoft Windows Server 2003-based print server that is in a clustered environment, some of the client computers' printer drivers may not be automatically updated. For example, the next time a client computer connects to your print server, the client computer’s local printer driver may not be automatically updated as expected.
To work around this behavior, choose one of the following methods.
Method 1: Delete the printer and then re-add the printer
Method 2: Add the user account to the Printer Operators group for the domain
Method 3: Add the user account to the local Power Users group in the Windows Server 2003 cluster
For additional information about how to install printer drivers from a network print server, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
203604For additional information about how to use a policy setting that controls the servers that users can connect to for printing, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/203604/ )How to install printer drivers from a network print server
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/319939/ )Description of the Point and Print Restrictions policy setting in Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.