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July 11, 2018, at 07:19 PM by Aaron Pouliot - Overhauled article to provide streamlined and updated steps and screenshots.
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# Log into your Windows Print server, click on the Start button, type '''printmanagement.msc''' and hit the enter key to open the Print Management Console.
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The [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/ch-global-print-driver.html|PaperCut Global Print Driver]] greatly improves the [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/ch-find-me-printing-and-load-balancing.html |Find Me Print]] scenarios by providing a way of abstracting many manufacturer’s devices behind a single print queue.

Installing a 32bit (x86) version of the Papercut Global Postscript driver can be problematic when the target machine is 64bit (x64). 

You can find the PaperCut Global Postscript driver files where PaperCut is installed:
[app-path]\PaperCut NG\providers\
print\drivers\global\win\PC-Global-Print-Driver

When adding drivers to an existing printer, please follow the guidance available here: http://blogs.technet.com/b/askperf/archive/2010/01/19/print
-driver-installation-on-32-bit-versus-64-bit-servers.aspx 

Use Add Printer Wizard or Add Printer Driver Wizard to install the PaperCut Global PostScript driver with the Have Disk option
.  The Add Driver Wizard requires a Processor selection. 

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Point to the location where the files were unzipped.[[<<]]Attach:AddDriver2.png

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If prompted for Windows files, point to
the location that contains these components.  Typically [@C:\windows\system32\DriverStore\FileRepository\ntprint_x86…@] source.[[<<]]Attach:DriverWindowsMedia.jpg

If you have any issues with this procedure, please email
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''"We've heard about the PaperCut Global Print Driver and want to know the best way to install it to ensure support for 32-bit and 64-bit systems. How can we do this?"''

The [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/ch-global-print-driver.html|PaperCut Global Print Driver]] can hugely simplify [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/ch-find-me-printing-and-load-balancing.html |Find Me Printing]] by providing a single global print queue which can be used across many different brands and models of printers. 

There are other methods to add a driver to your
print server, but the steps below show how to install a print driver with both the 64-bit and 32-bit versions to support newer and older workstations.

!!Steps
# Log into your Windows Print server, click on the Start button, type '''printmanagement
.msc''' and hit the enter key to open the Print Management Console.
# Select '''Drivers''', click '''Action''', and then choose '''Add Driver…''' to launch the Add Printer Driver Wizard.
# On the Processor Selection page, check
the boxes next to x64 and x86 processors and click '''Next'''.
# On the Driver Selection page, choose '''Have Disk…''' then navigate to the PaperCut application directory in Program Files, and continue browsing to @@[app-directory]\providers\print\drivers\global\win\@@ and select '''[=PCGlobal.inf=]''' and select '''Open''',  '''OK ''', and then  '''Next '''.
# Confirm the details and click '''Finish'''.
# When prompted to install the print drivers for x86 processors, choose '''Browse…''' and navigate back to the '''[=PCGlobal.inf=]''' in the same spot as before, then click  '''Open'''.
# Lastly, confirm that you see both versions of the PaperCut Global Print driver on your print server.

!!What's next?
You can start configuring your printers to use the driver. In Print Management Console, right click on a print queue and choose '''Properties...''', click on the '''Advanced''' tab, and select the drop down menu next to '''Driver''' to add the PaperCut Global PostScript driver.

Of course, don't forget to test the output by printing a test page. Many printers support PostScript drivers out of the box, but there are some exceptions.

!!Still have questions?
We recommend that you check out our Knowledge Base article which answers  [[https://www.papercut.com/kb/Main/CommonGlobalPrintDriverQuestions|Common Questions about the PaperCut Global Print Driver]].  Also feel free to leave a comment below, or head over to our [[https://support.papercut.com/hc/en-us/requests/new/|Support Portal]] for further assistance. 

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December 28, 2016, at 05:32 AM by Mel Zouzoulas - Removed the driver zip file link (it was outdated, best to grab from where PaperCut is installed:
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You can find the PaperCut Global Postscript driver files where PaperCut is installed: [app-path]\PaperCut NG\providers\print\drivers\global\win\PC-Global-Print-Driver
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There is an updated print driver package available for download to address this issue: [[(Attach:)PC-Global-Print-Driver.zip]]

Unzip the download to your local destination. 
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You can find the PaperCut Global Postscript driver files where PaperCut is installed: [app-path]\PaperCut NG\providers\print\drivers\global\win\PC-Global-Print-Driver
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Installing a 32bit (x86) version of the Papercut Global Postscript can be problematic when the target machine is 64bit (x64). 
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When using Add Printer Wizard or Add Printer Driver Wizard to install the PaperCut Global PostScript driver with the Have Disk option.
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The [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/ch-global-print-driver.html|PaperCut Global Print Driver]] greatly improves the [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/ch-find-me-printing-and-load-balancing.html |Find Me Print]] scenarios by providing a way of abstracting many manufacturer’s devices behind a single print queue.
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Download the print driver package here: [[(Attach:)PC-Global-Print-Driver.zip]]

Unzip the download to your local destination.  Use
Add Printer Wizard or Add Printer Driver Wizard to install the PaperCut Global PostScript driver with the Have Disk option.
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Installing a 32bit(x86) version of the Papercut Global Postscript can be problematic when the target machine is 64bit(x64). 
There is an updated print driver package available for download to address this issue: [[(Attach:)PC-Global-Print-Driver.zip]]

Unzip the download to your local destination. 
When adding drivers to an existing printer, please follow the guidance available here: http://blogs.technet.com/b/askperf/archive/2010/01/19/print-driver-installation-on-32-bit-versus-64-bit-servers.aspx 

When using
Add Printer Wizard or Add Printer Driver Wizard to install the PaperCut Global PostScript driver with the Have Disk option.
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