Disable Windows 2000 IPP Internet Printing

by Wayne Maples [Published on 20 April 2004 / Last Updated on 20 April 2004]

Windows 2000 supports Internet printing protocol. IPP is beneficial because a user can print to a URL over an intranet or the Internet, view printer and job related information in Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) format, and download and install printer drivers over the Internet. To disable this functionality, use the following registry hack:

Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Key: SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\Printers
Name: DisableWebPrinting
Type: REG_DWORD
Value:
1 Disable
0 Enable

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