Printers Extension

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

Group Policy includes the Printers preference extension. This extension allows you to create, configure, and delete local, shared, and TCP/IP printers.

Getting started

You can create and configure Printer preference items for any domain-based Group Policy object (GPO). You configure the settings by editing a GPO using the Group Policy Management Console. When editing a GPO, you can find this preference extension at the following location:

Computer Configuration or User Configuration

**   └ Preferences**

**      └ Control Panel Settings**

**         └ Printers**

For information about how to use this extension to create and configure a preference item, see the following topics: