Digitally Diverse

Various tech tips and ephemera from the Core Solution Group

0x00000002 error when attempting to add a provisioned printer for a PC bound to the domain

An example scenario is that only one or two PCs can’t add a server-provisioned printer – be it via GPO/Group Policy Preferences or some scripted method – and on the client the “Connect to Printer” dialog says, “no driver found.”

When you try to manually add the shared printer, the error message contains the code “0x00000002”

Odds are good that your server is a 64-bit OS, and so is the printer driver you used.

Locate and download the 32-bit version of the driver for your 32-bit version of Windows 7, and use that when adding the printer.

Originally published August 27, 2014 by David Haines,

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