Applies To: Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012
Group Policy includes the Printers preference extension. This extension allows you to create, configure, and delete local, shared, and TCP/IP printers.
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: