Printer driver files are not updated on a print server that is running Windows 2000 Server
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When you copy new printer driver files for a shared printer to a print server that is running Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, the printer may not be able to use the new printer driver files.
This problem may occur if the existing printer driver files were in use when you copied the new driver files to the print server. After you restart the print server, the printer may still not be able to use the new printer driver files.
Hotfix informationA supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.
Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.
PrerequisitesNo prerequisites are required.
Restart requirementYou do not have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
File informationThe English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
Date Time Version Size File name -------------------------------------------------------------- 24-Mar-2004 02:17 5.0.2195.6824 42,256 Basesrv.dll 21-Sep-2003 00:45 5.0.2195.6824 236,304 Cmd.exe 13-Apr-2004 00:41 0.2.0.1 138,000 Faxui.dll 24-Mar-2004 02:17 5.0.2195.6898 242,448 Gdi32.dll 24-Mar-2004 02:17 5.0.2195.6897 742,160 Kernel32.dll 13-Apr-2004 00:41 5.0.2195.6921 254,224 Localspl.dll 24-Mar-2004 02:17 5.0.2195.6824 54,544 Mpr.dll 24-Mar-2004 02:17 5.0.2195.6895 335,120 Msgina.dll 24-Mar-2004 02:17 5.0.2195.6892 90,264 Rdpwd.sys 05-Feb-2004 20:18 5.0.2195.6896 5,869,056 Sp3res.dll 13-Apr-2004 00:41 5.0.2195.6876 80,144 Spoolss.dll 24-Mar-2004 02:17 5.0.2195.6897 403,216 User32.dll 05-Aug-2003 22:14 5.0.2195.6794 385,808 Userenv.dll 11-Mar-2004 02:37 5.0.2195.6897 1,720,368 Win32k.sys 19-Jun-2003 20:05 5.0.2195.6681 97,040 Win32spl.dll 11-Mar-2004 02:37 5.0.2195.6898 181,520 Winlogon.exe 13-Apr-2004 00:41 5.0.2195.6920 243,984 Winsrv.dll 24-Mar-2004 02:17 5.0.2195.6897 742,160 Kernel32.dll 11-Mar-2004 02:37 5.0.2195.6897 1,720,368 Win32k.sys 13-Apr-2004 00:41 5.0.2195.6920 243,984 Winsrv.dll
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For additional information, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
816915 New file naming schema for Microsoft Windows software update packages
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
printer cannot be added the operation was not completed Driver Install error
Article ID: 836720 - Last Review: 10/26/2013 20:49:48 - Revision: 2.5
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
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