- An administrator installed an additional printer on the print server.
- An administrator updated a printer driver for another printer on the print server.
- System files that are used directly by the printer drivers, such as unidrv.dll or pscript5.dll, are updated on the print server.
Also, Driver Update Needed is displayed in the Status field in the Printers folder in Control Panel.
If you click Install driver, and you have administrator user rights, you can continue to print.
The document that is located at the following Microsoft Web site contains more information on the Point and Print feature and on how Windows determines whether a driver file has been updated:
More information for network administratorsIf you are a network administrator, and this problem occurs on client computers in the network, you can resolve this problem by applying modified Group Policy settings to the client computers. For more information about Group Policy, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
- Users connect to a shared printer, and then Point and Print installs a new printer driver.
- Point and Print updates the printer driver for an existing connection.
Article ID: 946225 - Last Review: Jun 25, 2009 - Revision: 1