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Allowing users to avoid security and print over their network

When a remote desktop user tries to print to a network printer, the system requests credentials to be supplied and they must be administrator credentials or it won't work. How can I stop this from happening to allow users to print over the network without security getting in the way?

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It sounds as though the printer permissions may need adjusting. Make sure that non-administrators have permission to use those network printers.

This was first published in October 2005

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