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New Printer management is a never ending disaster in Windows.
We don't have any auditing stuff, but we do have lots of shared copiers, color printers, etc. On moving from 7 to 10 I lost the ability to customize jobs to a couple of the machines at least (the dialog box never appears to set N-up, double-side, etc.). It's probably "just" a matter of downloading the proper 0.5 GB driver package, but I always dread messing with that stuff.

"Let's see, it's an IP printer but I don't want to use the IP printer queue setup because that never works, I want to use 'Local Printer' and choose an obscure option because that's the way that MS's temp summer student set it up 25 years ago..."

:-/

At home I got IP printer server boxes for our old (dumb) printers because sharing them under previous versions of Windows was such a nightmare. Later printers we've bought have all had IP servers.

Yeah, administrating this stuff has gotten more difficult. That is something worth considering, though it can be easier in a Mac environment - Bonjour and the like seems to work pretty well in finding Windows printers.

Cheers,
Scott.
New Win 10 comes with Bonjour, it's just not good at finding Windows printers :-/
New Should have known. :-/
     Hive mind consensus on Windows 10? - (rcareaga) - (24)
         Re: Hive mind consensus on Windows 10? - (Andrew Grygus) - (1)
             Well said. - (Another Scott)
         no reason not to use xp is there? - (boxley) - (3)
             The current MB Air does not support XP or even 7 - (rcareaga) - (2)
                 If you use a VM you don't need BootCamp - (Another Scott) - (1)
                     I've installed Libra Office on several machines . . . - (Andrew Grygus)
         It's fine. - (pwhysall) - (3)
             +10 on your last sentence - (boxley)
             Re: In-car systems - Toyota: Yay! Ford: Boo! - (drook) - (1)
                 A former cow-orker of mine did usability testing for the Ford SYNC stuff - (malraux)
         I thought 8/8.1 was pretty ground-breaking. - (static) - (2)
             A third of a step step backward towards Windows 7 is a good thing. - (Andrew Grygus) - (1)
                 So just use Windows 7 - (pwhysall)
         We upgraded all our workstations to it from 7 last month. - (mmoffitt)
         Re: Hive mind consensus on Windows 10? - (altmann) - (1)
             Slowing down updates. - (static)
         You do not want to become the admin - (scoenye) - (7)
             Yes, "user friendly" almost always means "techncian unfriendly". -NT - (Andrew Grygus) - (3)
                 At the OS level, it has to be - (drook) - (2)
                     But not like this - (scoenye) - (1)
                         Yes, that is how it is. -NT - (Andrew Grygus)
             Printer management is a never ending disaster in Windows. - (Another Scott) - (2)
                 Win 10 comes with Bonjour, it's just not good at finding Windows printers :-/ -NT - (scoenye) - (1)
                     Should have known. :-/ -NT - (Another Scott)

A source of annoying catchphrases now.
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