Solved Unable to add printer - need help ASAP

craig28

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As Administrator, I already added one printer and it works fine.

As Administrator, when I try to add a second printer I get message:

"This operation has been canceled due to restrictions on this computer, please contact administrator.":confused:
 

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Flavius

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Strange...
Check do you have the following key:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\Printers

if you find this key remove it +restart
 

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Flavius

Expelled
Try this:

This reset almost all Policies keys manualy;Paste to notepad:

Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
 
[-HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies]
 
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System]
"ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin"=dword:00000002
"ConsentPromptBehaviorUser"=dword:00000001
"EnableInstallerDetection"=dword:00000001
"EnableLUA"=dword:00000001
"EnableSecureUIAPaths"=dword:00000001
"EnableVirtualization"=dword:00000001
"PromptOnSecureDesktop"=dword:00000001
"ValidateAdminCodeSignatures"=dword:00000000
"dontdisplaylastusername"=dword:00000000
"legalnoticecaption"=""
"legalnoticetext"=""
"scforceoption"=dword:00000000
"shutdownwithoutlogon"=dword:00000001
"undockwithoutlogon"=dword:00000001
"FilterAdministratorToken"=dword:00000000
"EnableUIADesktopToggle"=dword:00000000
 
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System\UIPI\Clipboard\ExceptionFormats]
"CF_TEXT"=dword:00000001
"CF_BITMAP"=dword:00000002
"CF_OEMTEXT"=dword:00000007
"CF_DIB"=dword:00000008
"CF_PALETTE"=dword:00000009
"CF_UNICODETEXT"=dword:0000000d
"CF_DIBV5"=dword:00000011
 
[-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies]
 
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies]
 
[-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows]
 
[-HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\Printers]
 
[-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT]
Save as a FIX.REG double click on it + restart

If it not help you maybe try use System Restore -> http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/76905-system-restore-how.html
 

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