Microsoft KB Archive/246998

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Upgrading Print Drivers to Unidrv May Not Change the Name of the Printer

Article ID: 246998

Article Last Modified on 11/1/2006


  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition

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After you upgrade your computer from Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 to Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional, the printer model names reflect those of the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) drivers, not the new Microsoft universal printer driver (Unidrv).


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional.

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