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A user that has logged on to the domain may not be able to create a printer driver for a locally attached printer. When you run Print Manager in Windows NT 3.51, the Create Printer option will be unavailable. When you use the Add Printer Wizard in Windows NT 4.0, the Local Printer option will be unavailable but the Network Printer option will be available.
At a Windows NT 4.0 computer, your domain user account must have access to administer your local computer if you wish to create a printer for a locally attached printer.
To administer your local computer, perform the following steps to add a domain user account:
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.
Article ID: 161165 - Last Review: November 1, 2006 - Revision: 1.1