Is the print server in the same domain as the client?
What is the print driver name? Does the print driver ship with the Vista
This is either a version 2 (kernel mode print driver) issue or a Point and
Print restrictions policy issue.
User settings under
Admin template, control panel, printers
Computer specific under
Windows Printing Team
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"Daniel L. Lieberman" <LiebermanDL@Hotmail.com> wrote in message
> In networking I can see the printer on the XP machine and use properties
> and print a test page.
> When I try to install the printer on my Vista machine I get a message:
> "This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this
> computer. Please contact your system administrator."
> I am logged on as an Administrator. Where is the policy setting on the
> Vista machine that prevents installing the printer.