GP Preferences: Add a new printer, set as default

You might know GP Preferences is great for mapping drives, pushing out shortcuts, and adding new folders. But did you know that you can use GP Preferences to add a printer and set it as default? Check it out: Here’s the Devices and Printers inventory on my Windows 7 Client machine: one shared Canon printer….


Group Policy Preferences: Deploy Printer Settings

We received an email from Daniel today. He’s done a great blog post on how to use Group Policy Preferences to deploy printer settings to workstations. I’m sure Lilia is with me on this though: we can think of plenty more reasons than just one to use GP Preferences 🙂 The pain of manual configuration…