Domain User Cannot Add a Local Printer

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A user that has logged on to the domain may not be able to create a printerdriver for a locally attached printer. When you run Print Manager inWindows NT 3.51, the Create Printer option will be unavailable. When youuse the Add Printer Wizard in Windows NT 4.0, the Local Printer option willbe unavailable but the Network Printer option will be available.
At a Windows NT 4.0 computer, your domain user account must have access toadminister your local computer if you wish to create a printer for alocally attached printer.

To administer your local computer, perform the following steps to add adomain user account:
  1. Log on to the local computer with an account that has local administrator rights.
  2. Click Start, point to Programs, point to Administrative Tools, and then click User Manager.
  3. Double-click the local "Administrators" or "Power Users" group.
  4. Click Add.
  5. In the List Names From box, select the domain you usually log on to.
  6. Find your user name in the list and select it.
  7. Click the Add button, the DOMAINNAME\USERNAME should appear in the lower list box now.
  8. Click OK.
  9. Click OK again then log off and back on to the domain.
You will now be able to add a local printer to your computer when you areusing your domain login.
In a default installation, any member of the Power Users group can add a printer. This includes installation of the printer driver. However, a member of the Power Users group cannot add a port for the printer.

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Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 3.51, Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition, Microsoft Windows NT Server 3.51, Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition

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