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    Password Printer

    Hi folks,

    I'm helping out a youth centre and they'd like to password protect their printer so that the little darlings stop ptinting out pics of snoop-goggy-dog every two mins. Is this poss with Windows 2000 Server & XP clients? Or, if not, does anybody know of a handy bit of software they could purchase (gotta be el cheapo though).

    Thanks in advance for any suggestions

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    how is the printer presented, i.e. direct attached to a PC or a network print server? If on a domain or connected to a controlled PC you can control printing via simple user accounts

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    hmm, yes, it is connected to a windows advanced server. So you can actually password the printer that's connected to the server? Thanks for your reply btw

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    you can restrict access to the printer via NTFS .
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    ie create a group called "Printer Users" for example
    then make sure that the "printer Users" group has access to the printer.

    dont apply the deny permission to the everybody group though , just remove the everybody group after you have added printer users in there.
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    if u need detailed instructions on how to set permissions to user groups then say so, we dont mind honest

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