Printers published through ADMT are not deployed

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Symptom


When you use the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) to create a printer deployment Group Policy Object (GPO), the printer is not installed on Windows XP client computers by pushprinterconnections.exe.
Cause


This happens when the GUID for printer deployment is not added to the gPCUserExtensionNames or gPCMachineExtensionNames attribute.
Resolution


You have to add the GUID {CC13E3F3-D6D7-4A7C-A806-085502AA8281} manually to the attribute.

or use Printer Management Console to populate the GPO
More Information


To push printers to client computers, it is mandatory to do it using the Print Management Console.
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Article ID: 967536 - Last Review: 01/14/2015 12:38:47 - Revision: 2.0

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