GPO: Allow NonAdmin Users To Install Printers

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Follow these steps to allow non-admins to install print drivers.

To Resolve:

  1. Create a GPO at: Computer Configuration\Policies\Administrative Templates\System\Driver Installation

    • Allow non-administrators to install drivers for these devices setup classes = Enabled
    • Device class GUID of printers: {4d36e979-e325-11ce-bfc1-08002be10318}
    • Computer Configuration/Policies/Administrative Templates/Printers
    • Point and Print Restrictions = Enabled
    • Security Prompts: When Installing Drivers for a new connection = Do not show warning or elevation prompt
    • Edit: You may need to include PNPPrinters as well => {4658ee7e-f050-11d1-b6bd-00c04fa372a7}
  2. If you have issues with GPO, check the reg keys at: