How to Restrict User to Install New Printer in Windows 7

You can Restrict user to install new printer in Windows 7. If you are a system Administrator of your company and you have Installed only one printer, but user of your company try to install different printer of their personal use then you can Restrict user to install new Printer via Group policy.
 

Restrict User to Install New Printer


1. Click on Start button , then type in search Box gpedit.msc and press Enter .
 
 
 
 
 


2. In the Local Group policy windows , Navigate User Configuration => Administrative Templates => Printers , then In the Right pane Double-Click on Prevent addition of Printers . 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 
 
 
 
 
3. Click on Enable radio button  then Click on Apply and OK.
 
 
 
 
 



 
 
 
 
 

Now go to the Device and printers  wizard and try to Add a printer .

 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 
After click Add a Printer Error message will Show……
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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