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The Internet Printing Client (IPP) is not available in Windows 7 Starter Edition


The following error may occur while attempting to connect to a print queue using Internet Printing (IPP).

Printer Installation Failed
The printer name is invalid.

The Internet Printing (IPP) client is not included with Windows 7 Starter Edition.

Option 1:
Connect to the print queue using a UNC path.

Option 2:
Use a higher edition of Windows 7.

More Information

Windows 7 Starter includes only a subset of the features offered in the higher editions of Windows 7, such as Windows 7 Home Premium.


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Article ID: 2462380 - Last Review: 11/17/2010 18:10:00 - Revision: 1.0

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