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Print Services Migration Guide

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With the release of Windows Server 2008 R2, many of you will be looking into migrating your print servers. Since migrating a server running either Windows Server 2003 or Windows Server 2008 to a server running the Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system can often become a stressful time for IT Admins, we have just the right remedy.


To avoid any downtime and have a smooth migrating experience, hit up the read links below that provide a guide for migrating print servers with information about tools, a step-by-step tutorial, potential pitfalls, and a discussion of important issues such as cross-architecture migration.


Read: Print Services Migration Guide

Read: Migrate Print Servers


--Alan Morris, Shawn Maloney, Khurram Zia, Jon Kay, and Abhinav Gupta

  Windows Printing


  • Hi Microsoft team,

    Good Morning.

    Printbrm.exe takes a long time to restore even after applying the hotfix as said in the below KB article. Looking forward for your response. For security reasons, I am not giving my corporate email ID.

    The print drivers, which we are using are HP UPD PCL 5 , PCL 6 ( V5.3 )

  • Are there any troubleshooting tools available for Win 2008 R2 to troubleshoot printspooler crashes?

    We see there is a tool available for Win 2003 Print spooler crashes ( adplus.vbs), but unable to find one for win 2008 R2.

    Please advice. Thanks.

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