Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: How can I assign password to Network printers in the same domain

02 Nov 2017   #1

Windows 7 Enterprise 64 bit
How can I assign password to Network printers in the same domain

I need to assign password to all network printers in the domain in my company. Kindly need suggestion regarding how this can be done.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Nov 2017   #2

Linux Mint 18.2 xfce 64-bit (VMWare host) / Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit (VMWare guest)

Why do you want to assign passwords to the printers? I have never seen that done. No one ever logs into a printer.

What you need to do is to give authorized people access to the printers they need; and then they are the only ones who can print to those printers.

Make sure you have disabled internet access to the printers, so that the only access to the printers will be through the network.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Nov 2017   #3

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit

Welcome to the forum.

It may be possible to assign a password to a printer with third party software but that is not how Windows or domain security is designed to work. Security is based on the users account. This is more secure, easier to manage, and more convenient for the users. How this would best be done depends on the details of your specific situation. It is a pretty basic part of domain administration.
My System SpecsSystem Spec


 How can I assign password to Network printers in the same domain

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Reduce domain password check timeout
Hi, I have a laptop from my university. When I'm at home, obviously it cannot connect to the university domain controller. However, instead of just going with the locally stored password, it will spend a good 30 seconds trying to connect to the domain controller. Is there any way to reduce this...
Network & Sharing
Windows 7 Password issue on domain
I have a windows server 2003 with a domain set up and the password security settings for it set up for things like 7 chars, Capital letter, non-capital letter etc, but it seems the Windows 7 users can't sucessfully change a password to meet the requirements. When they change it and the password...
General Discussion
VPN Network Shared Drive Error Domain/Non-Domain Differences
I'm running into a problem with connecting to network drives over a VPN. The common difference is whether or not the computer is part of the domain by default. 1) Computers connecting to VPN using local account on computer: Prompted for a domain login when attempting to use the network drives. ...
Network & Sharing
Prevent domain password expiration in sundays
Hi there... Is there any possibility to prevent the expiration of domain user password on sundays? Delphin
Network & Sharing
Router won't assign network adapter a valid IP address
For some reason my Router stopped assigning my LAN Adapter a valid IP address. No windows updates were made, the router did not reset, I didn't change the driver, it was entirely spontaneous. Things I've tried with no success: Power cycled the PC and the Modem/Router /release & /renew the IP...
Network & Sharing

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:17.
Twitter Facebook Google+