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    Re: The Active Directory Domain Service is currently unavailable

    Did you try adding the printer using Administrator privs? Just go to the Control Panel > Printers > Run As Administrator > Add Printer. This process gave me access to the network printer. Unfortunately, MS Word will not work at all if the network printer is setup as the default and not added by the administrator.

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    Re: The Active Directory Domain Service is currently unavailable

    Quote Originally Posted by umbrellasys View Post
    Did you try adding the printer using Administrator privs? Just go to the Control Panel > Printers > Run As Administrator > Add Printer. This process gave me access to the network printer. Unfortunately, MS Word will not work at all if the network printer is setup as the default and not added by the administrator.
    SWEET! Worked for me. thanks.

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    Re: The Active Directory Domain Service is currently unavailable


    I have been having the same problem and have spent hours on the phone
    with Microsoft Support. They finally closed it as 'unresolved'. I
    found this but don't see a 'Run As Administrator' option, just Control
    Panel >Printers>Add Printer.

    I completely uninstalled the printer - using both the remove programs
    applet in the control panel, as well as manually deleting any files that
    related to it and removing any references in the registry through
    Regedit. Note that one of the solutions considered was to actually
    install the printer drivers, etc. locally even though I was accessing it
    on the Network.

    I reinstalled on the Network only and still never found the 'Run As
    Administrator' option. Note that I AM the Administrator on this machine.
    How do I get to this?

    Thanks

    umbrellasys;3871872 Wrote:

    > Did you try adding the printer using Administrator privs? Just go to
    > the
    > Control Panel > Printers > Run As Administrator > Add Printer. This
    > process allowed me print on the network printer. Unfortunately, MS
    > Word
    > will not work at all if the network printer is setup as the default
    > and
    > was not added by the administrator.
    >
    >
    > --
    > umbrellasys

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    Re: The Active Directory Domain Service is currently unavailable

    Go to Control Panel | Printers and right-click on Add Printer; select Run as Administrator.

    Having administrative-level privileges on your user account isn't the same thing as using your administrator account - Administrator is a separate user account. I haven't tried using that in Vista yet, but in XP you log in in Safe Mode to access the Administrator account.

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    Re: The Active Directory Domain Service is currently unavailable

    Hello everybody

    I have the same problem as yours.

    First, I connect my computer by wireless. In my house we have 4 computers: 3 Mac and 1 Windows. The wireless network is from the Mac computers.
    When I go to Start, Network, I can see the Computer's name in which the wireless come from. Then I want to use their printer that is a HP PHOTOMASTER 2006 SERIES, but it ask me for password and user name, which I have both, but it doesn't work. The other 3 computer that are Mac work perfectly by the wireless and so they can print just while the main computer is sharing it. The main computer is allow to share the printer always.

    Second, I also when I try to find printers from the Microsoft Word the message in discussion of the forum comes out unallowing to find the wireless printer.

    I have to questions:

    1. Do you think I can use the printer of this wireless that comes from a Mac computer? How can I do it?

    2. How can I eliminate the XPS Microsoft Office printer? I have tried to unset it as a default but it doesn't work?

    In adition, I don't know if I have to install the software of the HP photosmart 2006 in my Windows computer first, then I could print by it using the wireless.

    Could someone help me, please? This is driving me crazy.

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    umbrellasys;3871872 Wrote:

    > Did you try adding the printer using Administrator privs? Just go to
    > the
    > Control Panel > Printers > Run As Administrator > Add Printer. This
    > process allowed me print on the network printer. Unfortunately, MS
    > Word
    > will not work at all if the network printer is setup as the default
    > and
    > was not added by the administrator.
    >
    >
    > --
    > umbrellasys
    OMG!!! I have been on line and on the phone with Microsoft, HP and
    Toshiba for months, and NONE of them have been able to help me with this
    issue! This worked perfect, and, to top it off my husband who knows
    very little about computers, other surfing, is the one fixed it for me
    using your awesome instructions!! Thank you Thank you Thank you


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    I have a Vista computer networked to an XP computer that is physically connected to a Samsung printer. I have been printing fine for 8 months now. Suddenly I am getting this error message when I try to print from the Vista computer. The Vista computer sees the Samsung just fine. The Vista computer is able to connect to the XP computer and save a word document to the XP and then print. It just can no longer send an item to print across the network anymore. Like I said, it had been printing fine. How can I make the "Active Directory Domain Service" available again?

    Thank you,
    Cindy

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    Cindy Backstein;3940689 Wrote:

    > I have a Vista computer networked to an XP computer that is physically
    > connected to a Samsung printer. I have been printing fine for 8 months
    > now. Suddenly I am getting this error message when I try to print from
    > the Vista computer. The Vista computer sees the Samsung just fine. The
    > Vista computer is able to connect to the XP computer and save a word
    > document to the XP and then print. It just can no longer send an item
    > to print across the network anymore. Like I said, it had been printing
    > fine. How can I make the "Active Directory Domain Service" available
    > again?
    >
    > Thank you,
    > Cindy
    My husband fixed mine. From the Control Panel, he opened the printers,
    right clicked on the printer I use, then selected Run As Adminsitrator


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    Thank you for the tip.

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    > Cindy Backstein;3940689 Wrote:

    >> I have a Vista computer networked to an XP computer that is physically
    >> connected to a Samsung printer. I have been printing fine for 8 months
    >> now. Suddenly I am getting this error message when I try to print from
    >> the Vista computer. The Vista computer sees the Samsung just fine. The
    >> Vista computer is able to connect to the XP computer and save a word
    >> document to the XP and then print. It just can no longer send an item
    >> to print across the network anymore. Like I said, it had been printing
    >> fine. How can I make the "Active Directory Domain Service" available
    >> again?
    >>
    >> Thank you,
    >> Cindy
    >
    > My husband fixed mine. From the Control Panel, he opened the printers,
    > right clicked on the printer I use, then selected Run As Adminsitrator
    >
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    Cindy Guest

    Re: The Active Directory Domain Service is currently unavailable

    I have already tried that. Didn't change a thing. Thanks for replying
    though. Cindy

    "Gotbier" wrote:

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    > Cindy Backstein;3940689 Wrote:

    > > I have a Vista computer networked to an XP computer that is physically
    > > connected to a Samsung printer. I have been printing fine for 8 months
    > > now. Suddenly I am getting this error message when I try to print from
    > > the Vista computer. The Vista computer sees the Samsung just fine. The
    > > Vista computer is able to connect to the XP computer and save a word
    > > document to the XP and then print. It just can no longer send an item
    > > to print across the network anymore. Like I said, it had been printing
    > > fine. How can I make the "Active Directory Domain Service" available
    > > again?
    > >
    > > Thank you,
    > > Cindy
    >
    > My husband fixed mine. From the Control Panel, he opened the printers,
    > right clicked on the printer I use, then selected Run As Adminsitrator
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