Policy CSP - Education


Education policies

Education/DefaultPrinterName
Education/PreventAddingNewPrinters
Education/PrinterNames

Education/DefaultPrinterName

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Scope:

  • User

Added in Windows 10, version 1709. This policy allows IT Admins to set the user's default printer.

The policy value is expected to be the name (network host name) of an installed printer.


Education/PreventAddingNewPrinters

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Scope:

  • User

Added in Windows 10, version 1709. Allows IT Admins to prevent user installation of additional printers from the printers settings.

ADMX Info:

  • GP English name: Prevent addition of printers
  • GP name: NoAddPrinter
  • GP path: Control Panel/Printers
  • GP ADMX file name: Printing.admx

The following list shows the supported values:

  • 0 (default) – Allow user installation.
  • 1 – Prevent user installation.

Education/PrinterNames

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Scope:

  • User

Added in Windows 10, version 1709. Allows IT Admins to automatically provision printers based on their names (network host names).

The policy value is expected to be a  seperated list of printer names. The OS will attempt to search and install the matching printer driver for each listed printer.


Footnote:

  • 1 - Added in Windows 10, version 1607.
  • 2 - Added in Windows 10, version 1703.
  • 3 - Added in Windows 10, version 1709.
  • 4 - Added in Windows 10, version 1803.