Group Policy Printers – The Print Processor Is Unknown

When sharing printers on a print server via group policy, you may get this error: Group Policy object did not apply because it failed with error code ‘0×80070706’. The print processor is unknown. To fix the print processor is unknown error: On the print server edit the properties of the shared printer Click the Advanced […]
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How To Add A New Printer In Equitrac

Adding a new printer to an Equitrac printer is a little more involved than just adding a new printer to a standard print server. To add a printer in Equitrac, do the following: In Print Manager (which can be accessed from Microsoft System Manager, not Equitrac System Manager), expand Print Servers Next, expand the print […]
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What Is The Difference Between PCL5e PCL6 and PostScript Drivers?

Ever wondered what the difference is between PCL5e, PCL6 and PostScript printer drivers is? Should you use PCL5e, PCL6 or PS drivers? The main difference between PCL5e, PCL6 and PostScript drivers is age and spool size. PCL6 drivers are newer than PCL5e drivers, spool faster and result in smaller print jobs. PostScript drivers are basically a […]
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Printer Stuck On Printing – Deleting / Spooling and Won’t Cancel

If your printer won’t print and the print queue is stuck saying Printing – Deleting or Printing – Spooling and the print job won’t cancel, then the following should fix this: In the print queue, right click the print job and click Cancel. If this doesn’t work, proceed to step 2 Press the cancel job […]
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Crystal Reports Viewer Printing Problems

Here are some steps you can take to troubleshoot printing issues in Crystal Reports Viewer, specifically printing in Internet Explorer. Crystal Reports Active X Troubleshooting Steps Go into the Tools -> Internet Options screen Click on Security tab -> Trusted Sites -> Sites Make sure that the website you are printing crystal reports from is added to […]
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Windows 2008 Terminal Server Printer Redirection Not Working

If you have enabled printer redirection on the RDP client (Options -> Local Resources -> Printers checkbox), but redirection of your local printers is still not working and you are connecting to a Windows 2008 terminal server, then it may be that you haven’t installed .NET 3.5 on the client. Since Windows Server 2008, .NET […]
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Allow Users To Install Printers Without Admin Rights – Windows 2012

You may find that since upgrading to Windows Server 2012, Print And Document Services (Print Server), users are now prompted for administrator credentials and are not able to install some printer drivers without admin rights. This is because Windows Server 2012 doesn’t support unsigned Type 3 (user mode) printer drivers (printer drivers without a signed […]
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