Turn off downloading of print drivers over HTTP

This policy setting specifies whether to allow this client to download print driver packages over HTTP.

To set up HTTP printing, non-inbox drivers need to be downloaded over HTTP.

Note: This policy setting does not prevent the client from printing to printers on the Intranet or the Internet over HTTP. It only prohibits downloading drivers that are not already installed locally.

If you enable this policy setting, print drivers cannot be downloaded over HTTP.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, users can download print drivers over HTTP.

Supported on: At least Windows Server 2003 operating systems with SP1 or Windows XP Professional with SP2

Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\Printers
Value NameDisableWebPnPDownload
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0


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