"Access Denied" error message when you try to download an IPP driver in Windows Server 2012


Consider the following scenario:
  • You have a computer that is running Windows Server 2012.
  • You enable the Internet Printing Role service.
  • You install some printers by using drivers that were provided by the printer vendor.
  • You try to a download an Internet Print Protocol (IPP) driver.
In this scenario, you receive the following error message:
Access Denied


This problem may occur if the .webpnp MIME type is not registered in the IIS MIME entry when you enable the Internet Printing Role service.


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Article ID: 2856221 - Last Review: Jun 28, 2013 - Revision: 1