JSI Tip 0202 - How can I let Print Operators add a printer?

You can allow Print Operators to add a printer port by modify the registry permissions at:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print\Monitors

On the Security menu, click Permissions. Click Add, and then select the Print Operators group. Add Print Operators with Full Control, replacing permissions on existing subkeys.

Stop and then restart the Spooler service in Control Panel / Services.


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