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Disable Web Printing (Windows 2000/XP)

This restriction enables and disables server support for Internet printing. Internet printing lets you display printers on Web pages so they can be viewed, managed, and used across the Internet or an intranet.

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Open your registry and find or create the key below.

Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value, called "DisableWebPrinting" and set it according to the value data below.

Exit your registry; you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.

Registry Editor Example
|NameTypeData|
|(Default)REG_SZ(value not set)|
|DisableWebPrintingREG_DWORD0x00000001 (1)|
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|HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\Pr...|
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Registry Settings
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\Printers]
Value Name: DisableWebPrinting
Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value Data: (0 = default, 1 = disable web printing)

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Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.

Last modified: October 9, 2002