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Members of the Power Users group and of the Print Operators group cannot install local printers on a Windows Server 2003-based member server.
This issue occurs because of a change that was introduced in Windows Server 2003 that affects the Power Users group and the Print Operators group. By default, the members of these groups cannot install local printers.
To resolve this issue, follow these steps:
For more information, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/888046/ )You receive an error message when you try to install a shared network printer on a Windows Server 2003-based or Windows XP Service Pack 1-based computer
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/891721/ )You receive a "Printer Driver was not installed" error message when you try to remotely install the first printer on a Windows Server 2003-based domain controller
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/933996/ )A user who is logged on to a Windows Server 2003-based Terminal Server cannot configure a printer as the default printer
Article ID: 940724 - Last Review: August 20, 2007 - Revision: 1.1