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A description of the user rights that a user must have to install or modify a local printer in Windows XP or Windows 2000
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This article describes the user rights that a user must have to install or to modify a local printer on a Microsoft Windows XP-based or Microsoft Windows 2000-based computer.
To install or to modify a local printer, either of the following conditions must be true:
If a user who does not belong to Administrators group does not upgrade driver files, Administrators may have to install the driver again.
Note We strongly recommend that you use only device drivers that use a digital signature. Installing device drivers that have not been digitally signed by Microsoft might disable the system, allow for viruses onto the computer, or otherwise reduce the correct operation of the computer either immediately or in the future.
For more information about driver signing and digital signatures, visit the following Microsoft Web site: