Windows Server 2008 Print Services - ntprint.inf and 64-bit

Server 2008
The Good Ole’ Days

Due to some unfore­seen issues with our 2003 R2 print serv­er, I decid­ed it was about time to build up a new print serv­er.  The old print serv­er was built up by anoth­er per­son and it was nev­er very sta­ble so this was a good time to start with a clean slate.

Our old serv­er was a Dell Pow­eredge with a 32-bit proc.  This time, we are going to use our new VMWare ESX envi­ron­ment to stand up a 2008 Serv­er in 64-bit.

Every­thing went well until I got to our Dell Print­ers.  I added the 64-bit dri­vers and set­up the print­er.  All was well.  I went to the shar­ing tab in the print­er prop­er­ties to add x86 (32-bit) sup­port.  I checked the box and got an error: Read More