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Shared Printer Availability

Updated: January 8, 2008

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

This is preliminary documentation and subject to change.

Shared printer availability relates to whether shared printers are available on the network. When a printer is shared on the network, users with sufficient permissions can connect and print to the shared printer.


Event ID Source Message



The print spooler failed to share printer %2 with shared resource name %3. Error %1. The printer cannot be used by others on the network.



The print spooler failed to unshare printer %2 which is shared as %3. Error %1.

Related Management Information

Print Queue

Printing Infrastructure

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