Printers published through ADMT are not deployed

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Symptom



When you use the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) to create a printer deployment Group Policy Object (GPO), the printer is not installed on Windows XP client computers by pushprinterconnections.exe.

Cause



This happens when the GUID for printer deployment is not added to the gPCUserExtensionNames or gPCMachineExtensionNames attribute.

Resolution



You have to add the GUID {CC13E3F3-D6D7-4A7C-A806-085502AA8281} manually to the attribute.

or use Printer Management Console to populate the GPO

More Information



To push printers to client computers, it is mandatory to do it using the Print Management Console.

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Article ID: 967536 - Last Review: February 4, 2009 - Revision: 1.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise Edition (32-Bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Datacenter Edition (32-Bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
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