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(:title I am running Windows Server 2008 (pre-SP2) and jobs are logging under the wrong user:)

Note: the fix for this issue was addressed in Windows 2008 `SP2 and Windows Vista `SP2.
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(:title I am running Windows Server 2008 (pre R2) and jobs are logging under the wrong user:)

Note: Windows Server 2008 (pre R2) will no longer be supported after 31 March 2018. The fix for the issue in this article was addressed in Windows 2008 `SP2 and Windows Vista `SP2.
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A: This issue was resolved in Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2.  We recommend that customers affected by this issue either upgrade to `SP2 or request the hotfix discussed in the above article and schedule time to apply.  The issue is most often seen when a user logs in to a workstation, prints, logs out, then another user logs in and prints.  The printing credentials of the original user are used for the next and all subsequent users!
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A: This issue was resolved in Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2.  We recommend that customers affected by this issue either upgrade to `SP2 or request the hotfix discussed in the above article and schedule time to apply it.  The issue is most often seen when a user logs in to a workstation, prints, logs out, then another user logs in and prints.  The printing credentials of the original user are used for the next and all subsequent users!
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(:title I am running Windows Server 2008 (pre-SP2) and jobs are logging under the wrong user:)
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Q: I am running Windows 2008 and have seen an issue where the wrong user is charged.  This also correlates with the wrong user being listed in the Windows print queue.  What's going on?

A: A few customers have contacted us with this problem.  The issue relates to a known bug in Windows 2008 (correct as of Oct. 2008).  Microsoft has acknowledged this bug (accidentally introduced in a critical update) in the following knowledge base article:
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Q: I am running Windows Server 2008 (pre-`SP2) and have seen an issue where the wrong user is charged.  This also correlates with the wrong user being listed in the Windows print queue.  What's going on?

A: Windows Server 2008 pre-`SP2 has been shown to occasionally identify print jobs from client workstations with the wrong user name.  This will result in the wrong user being listed in the Windows print queue.  Microsoft has acknowledged this bug (accidentally introduced in a critical update) in the following knowledge base article:
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A: We recommend that customers affected by this issue request the hotfix and schedule time to apply.  The issue is most often seen when a user logs in to a workstation, then logs out, and another logs in.  The original printing credentials are left over from the first logged in user (not flushed on logout!).

A: There have also been reports that patching at the server side does not resolve the issue, and that Vista `SP1 clients must also be patched.  If using
Vista `SP1 clients we recommend applying the hotfix to these as well if problems continue after a server upgrade.
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A: This issue was resolved in Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2.  We recommend that customers affected by this issue either upgrade to `SP2 or request the hotfix discussed in the above article and schedule time to apply.  The issue is most often seen when a user logs in to a workstation, prints, logs out, then another user logs in and prints.  The printing credentials of the original user are used for the next and all subsequent users!

A: This issue also affects Windows
Vista pre-`SP2, and there have also been reports that patching at the server side does not resolve the issue, and that Vista clients must also be patched.  If using pre-`SP2 Vista clients we recommend updating to Vista Service Pack 2 or applying the hotfix if problems continue after patching the server.
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: I am running Windows 2008 and have seen an issue where the wrong user is charged.  This also correlates with the wrong user being listed in the Windows Print Queue.  What's going on?

A: A few customers have recently contacted us with this problem and the issue relates to a known bug in Windows 2008 (correct as of Oct
. 2008).  Microsoft has acknowledge this bug (accidentally introduced in a critical update) in the following knowledge base article:
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(:title I am running Windows 2008 and jobs are logging under the wrong user:)

Note: the fix for this issue was addressed in Windows 2008 `SP2 and Windows Vista `SP2.

Q: I am running Windows 2008 and have seen an issue where
the wrong user is charged.  This also correlates with the wrong user being listed in the Windows print queue.  What's going on?

A: A few customers have contacted us with this problem
.  The issue relates to a known bug in Windows 2008 (correct as of Oct. 2008).  Microsoft has acknowledged this bug (accidentally introduced in a critical update) in the following knowledge base article:
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A: This problem may also manifest itself as the client popup appearing on the wrong desktop/user.

A: NOTE: This fix is included in the upcoming Window 2008 and Vista `SP2 releases
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A: This problem may also manifest itself as the client pop-up appearing on the wrong desktop/user.
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A: NOTE: This fix is included in the upcoming Window 2008 and Vista `SP2 releases.
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A: We recommend that customers affected by this issue request the hotfix and schedule time to apply.
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A: We recommend that customers affected by this issue request the hotfix and schedule time to apply.  The issue is most often seen when a user logs in to a workstation, then logs out, and another logs in.  The original printing credentials are left over from the first logged in user (not flushed on logout!).
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A: This problem may also manifest itself as the client popup appearing on the wrong desktop/user.
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A: A few customers have recently contacted us with this problem and the issue relates to a known bug in Windows 2008 (correct as of Oct. 2008).  Microsoft has acknowledge this bug in the following knowledge base article:
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A: A few customers have recently contacted us with this problem and the issue relates to a known bug in Windows 2008 (correct as of Oct. 2008).  Microsoft has acknowledge this bug (accidentally introduced in a critical update) in the following knowledge base article:
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A: There have also been reports that patching at the server side does not resolve the issue, and that Vista `SP1 clients must also be patched.  If using Vista `SP1 clients we recommend applying the hotfix to these as well.
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A: There have also been reports that patching at the server side does not resolve the issue, and that Vista `SP1 clients must also be patched.  If using Vista `SP1 clients we recommend applying the hotfix to these as well if problems continue after a server upgrade.
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A: There have also been reports that patching at the server side does not resolve the issue, and that Vista SP1 clients must also be patched.  If using Vista SP1 clients we recommend applying the hotfix to these as well.
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A: There have also been reports that patching at the server side does not resolve the issue, and that Vista `SP1 clients must also be patched.  If using Vista `SP1 clients we recommend applying the hotfix to these as well.
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A: There have also been reports that patching at the server side does not resolve the issue, and that Vista SP1 clients must also be patched.  If using Vista SP1 clients we recommend applying the hotfix to these as well.
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A: We recommend that customers affected by this issue schedule time to apply the Microsoft supplied hotfix.
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A: We recommend that customers affected by this issue request the hotfix and schedule time to apply.
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Q: I am running Windows 2008 and have seen an issue where the wrong user is charged.  This also correlates with the wrong user being listed in the Windows Print Queue.  What's going on?

A: A few customers have recently contacted us with this problem and the issue relates to a known bug in Windows 2008 (correct as of Oct. 2008).  Microsoft has acknowledge this bug in the following knowledge base article:

-->http://support.microsoft.com/kb/958741/en-us

A: We recommend that customers affected by this issue schedule time to apply the Microsoft supplied hotfix.

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