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Author Topic: Wanted: Setting/Option/Group Policy to Force Username On Each Printed Page.  (Read 2508 times)

tinjaw

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At work we have a problem with people printing to printers they shouldn't. Especially the large color plotters. I understand that this can be logged, but what we desire is to force the username to be printed on every page of printouts from the network printers. This way you can just look at the printout and see immediately who printed it. This would have to be at the Group Policy or Print Server level so it can be done once and be in effect on every printer on the Domain.

Any ideas?

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It's a lot easier if it is before the print out

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/102712

However it does presume that you either print through a print server or you will go around to every pc that has the printer installed.
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We print out banner/separator pages on the regular printer, but they just sometimes end up in a shuffled mess after the students get to them. We want it on the actual pages so they can't get separated. One of the main reasons is that many students use a common color plotter to print maps. It takes forever and they forget to go pick them up. That's a big waste of money. If we could just get the user's name printed in the corner then we can deliver them to the students.