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One solution suggested that I log into the working profile and copy out the [device] section of the registry and then import it into the malfunctioning profile.When I tried this, I Windows 7 Migration Our main campus needed to upgrade from single-core, Windows XP machines to at least dual-core Windows 7 workstations. Windows should set the information when user logs in next time Check the permission on the key. Is there really no way of allowing the user to select their own default printer and the setting stick? 1 Datil OP shatteredhourglass Apr 16, 2012 at 10:24 useful reference
Information for default printer should be set automatically when user logs on. I was pulling my hair out trying to solve this issue, and your fix seems to have done it! Long story as to why, but it isnt practical right now. Reset Post Submit Post Hardware Forums Desktop · 24,970 discussions Laptops · 2,480 discussions Hardware · 18,792 discussions Networks · 41,253 discussions Storage · 1,986 discussions Peripheral · 2,043 discussions Latest read this post here
Easiest way to do this is from command prompt:cd %windir%\system32\spool\printersnet stop spooler (to release spooler control on files)del *.* (to remove any files that may be here)net start spooler (to restart I was working on this with 3 collegues and don't remember exactly how we got to the solution. After adding the "Windows" registry key as you described and a reboot I was able to select default printer again!
When > >> I try it at Printers and Faxes (right click printer->set > >> default) the printer does not get 'ticked', whichever printer I > >> choose. > >> > When > >> I logon as any Domain User, I cannot set the default printer. > >> Not with the logon script, and not in settings->printers. But that would work for the profiles created afterwards. Text Quote Post |Replace Attachment Add link Text to display: Where should this link go?
but forgot to post the solution... > > >> > > >> > > >> Can anyone shed some light? Sign Up Now! For some reason, the > > following registry key did not exist: > > > > HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows > > NT\CurrentVersion\Windows > > > > It has to do with some windows https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/929270 jump to contentmy subredditsannouncementsArtAskRedditaskscienceawwblogbookscreepydataisbeautifulDIYDocumentariesEarthPornexplainlikeimfivefoodfunnyFuturologygadgetsgamingGetMotivatedgifshistoryIAmAInternetIsBeautifulJokesLifeProTipslistentothismildlyinterestingmoviesMusicnewsnosleepnottheonionOldSchoolCoolpersonalfinancephilosophyphotoshopbattlespicsscienceShowerthoughtsspacesportstelevisiontifutodayilearnedTwoXChromosomesUpliftingNewsvideosworldnewsWritingPromptsedit subscriptionsfront-all-random|AskReddit-funny-pics-todayilearned-gaming-gifs-videos-worldnews-news-aww-IAmA-Showerthoughts-movies-mildlyinteresting-television-Jokes-sports-OldSchoolCool-explainlikeimfive-personalfinance-science-Art-nottheonion-Futurology-LifeProTips-space-TwoXChromosomes-tifu-books-food-EarthPorn-Documentaries-history-WritingPrompts-askscience-dataisbeautiful-photoshopbattles-creepy-gadgets-GetMotivated-nosleep-Music-UpliftingNews-DIY-listentothis-philosophy-InternetIsBeautiful-announcements-blogmore »sysadmincommentsWant to join? Log in or sign up in seconds.|Englishlimit my search to /r/sysadminuse the following search parameters to narrow your results:subreddit:subredditfind submissions in "subreddit"author:usernamefind submissions by "username"site:example.comfind
When >> I try it at Printers and Faxes (right click printer->set >> default) the printer does not get 'ticked', whichever printer I >> choose. >> >> I have tried the Now comes the problem: > > >> > > >> When I log on (all logons via RDP) to the TS as > > >> 'Administrator', I can set a default My client is getting annoyed about the time it takes me to solve this so any help is appreciated. My client is getting annoyed about the time it takes me to > solve this so any help is appreciated. > > > Regards, > Michiel , Oct 4, 2005
Terminal Server Configuration Verify that Default to main client printer option is checked in Terminal Server Configuration. http://www.techrepublic.com/forums/discussions/default-printer-cannot-be-set-windows-2003/ The problem doesn't > sound familiar to me. > > _________________________________________________________ > Vera Noest > MCSE, CCEA, Microsoft MVP - Terminal Server > TS troubleshooting: http://ts.veranoest.net > ___ please respond in We provided a brief description of the task and they simply did the job!Anatoly, Digiweb FULL SITEMAP Home Software Development Android App Development CLOUD COMPUTING RFID Check Your Emails COMPUTER SERVICES All the users that were created before now have had no problems and are having no problems at this time. 0 Comment Question by:leegrad95 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/23087327/Can-not-set-Default-Printer.htmlcopy LVL
The Group policy Verify the following group policy is either Not Configured or Disabled.Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Terminal Services > Client/Server data redirectionDo not set default I'm out of ideas other than that, and not so sure that would work either. 0 Serrano OP Chris Shipley Sep 20, 2013 at 5:01 UTC I've "solved" It should fix the issue. this page Now I just need to script it and we're all good! Thanks so much! 0 Serrano OP Chris Shipley Apr 9, 2014 at 4:13 UTC Kevin9927 - sure!
When I try it at Printers and Faxes (right click > printer->set default) the printer does not get 'ticked', whichever > printer I choose. > > I have tried the following: permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]cdnninja77 0 points1 point2 points 10 months ago(1 child)Are you using the replace feature in the GPOs? Additionally, we can run Process Monitor on the server at the time user login and capture logs to check for any possible permission issue while writing to this specific registry key.
Check the default profile: Open registry editor and load the default user hive:In Registry editor, highlight HKEY_USERS and click on File menu > Load Hive option.Navigate %systemdrive%\Documents and settings\Default (Windows 2003)%systemdrive%\Users\Default
You may get a better answer to your question by starting a new discussion. Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Q_22435301.html If you don't have another default user profile to copy, try the steps to recreate the default user profile in this link: http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/System_Utilities/Remote_Access/Citrix/Q_22981503.html 0 Message Author Closing Comment by:leegrad952008-01-17 In this scenario, the printing would fail because we do not have any printer set as default.
But when I right click on any printer and check set as default printer nothing happens. Turns out when I added a printer to the servers I forgot to set the names exactly the same. I cannot set any of the existing printers to the default printer.I cannot print preview or print from Excel, MS Access, Adobe Acrobat and several other products.I can print from Word http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Q_22435301.html Go to Solution 4 3 2 Participants michko(4 comments) LVL 27 Printers and Scanners13 Windows Server 20036 MS Server OS4 leegrad95(3 comments) 7 Comments LVL 27 Overall: Level 27
Then you can click on the "Drivers" tab and see ALL the print drivers on your system.Depending on how many different printers you have installed, I'd remove those (or at least Not sure if it will help over a Terminal Services connection, but this utility can set a default printer: http://www.thirdring.net/setdefaultprinter/download.htm 0 Message Author Comment by:leegrad952008-01-17 Comment Utility Permalink(# a20681002) If answers on a postcard as they say IF anyone has some bright ideas!!! If you're having a computer problem, ask on our forum for advice.
Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? I have attached the bat file. \\\\nameofurDC\\netlogon\\ (place file here or create file here) rundll32 printui.dll,PrintUIEntry /y /n "Exact Name of printer on server" Example rundll32 printui.dll,PrintUIEntry /y /n "KONICA MINOLTA C451 Regards, Michiel Vera Noest [MVP] schreef: > I'm glad that you were able to solve the problem, Michiel! > Do you have a KB article number about this?
For IT career related questions, please visit /r/ITCareerQuestions Please check out our Frequently Asked Questions, which includes lists of subreddits, webpages, books, and other articles of interest that every sysadmin should that cost zero currency! 1 This discussion has been inactive for over a year. I was working on this > with 3 collegues and don't remember exactly how we got to the solution. > > > Regards, > Michiel > > > Vera Noest [MVP] Printers are deployed via a printer server.
What I did is - remove the computer from the domain - delete the computer account in AD - wait for AD replication to occur - add the computer to the Thanks fore reading this. Infuriating, but fortunately not a daily occurrence. Stay logged in Welcome to PC Review!
About Us PC Review is a computing review website with helpful tech support forums staffed by PC experts. If I create a user and make them part of the administrator group they still can not select a default printer so that seems to rule out a permissions problem. Sign up now! I found a posting in this group dating 2.5 yrs ago from someone who had the same problem and later posted that he solved the problem...