|Disable the Printer Server Browse Thread (Windows NT/2000/XP)|
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When this option is enabled, the print spooler does not send shared printer information to other print servers.
Open your registry and find the key below.
Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value called 'DisableServerThread' using the settings below.
Exit your registry, you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.
|(Default)||REG_SZ||(value not set)|
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print]|
Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value: (0 = enable server thread, 1 = disable)
Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.
Last Modified: March 26, 2002