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Fix-The Current Printer Driver Is Not Compatible with a Policy Enabled on Your Computer!

“The current printer driver is not compatible with a policy enabled on your computer that blocks Windows NT 4.0 or Windows 2000 kernel mode drivers.”  - The message shows when someone installs Microsoft Windows 2000-based printer drivers in Windows XP/Windows Server 2003.
Printer Driver Error for Windows NT 4.0/200 kernel mode driver

To fix the error message follow the instructions.

Solution for the above Error Message

To allow the installation of kernel-mode printer drivers
  1. Open Group Policy.
  2. Under Local Computer Policy, double-click Computer Configuration.
  3. Double-click Administrative Templates, and then double-click Printers.
  4. Right-click Disallow installation of printers using kernel mode drivers, and then click properties.
  5. On the Setting tab, click Disabled, and then click OK.
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1 comment:

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These are very interesting and useful tips. I have encountered same problem and have not done anything yet to fix the problem since I am a busy person. I ended up paying printing services. But anyway, thanks for sharing these tips. I followed the steps and I'm glad my printer is now working.

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