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why can't i print from 2nd account?


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#1 bruceb3

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 07:17 PM

I'm running Win 7 Pro with my account (with admin rights) and my wifes' account (without admin rights). When in my account I can go to "file" then "print" and my printer is in the print dialog box. When in my wifes' account, and I go to the print dialog box it just says "xps document" or something to that effect where it should have the printers name. How can I make it so my wife can print? Thanks in advance!
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 03:31 PM

Give her admin rights?

Not sure what privileges she has with a limited account...but admin privileges cover everything.

http://www.unixwiz.net/techtips/win7-limited-user.html

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 11:16 AM

Alternatively, if you don't want to give your wife admin rights, go into 'Printer properties' and under permissions or security make sure that the box for 'Everyone' is ticked. This allows all users of the computer to print.

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