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ITsVISTA KB-Link: KB2511290

A computer that is running Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2 continues to use the original printer driver after you update or replace the printer driver

You install a printer by using PrintUI.dll together with the device information file (INF) on a computer that is running one of the following operating systems:

  • Windows Vista
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Server 2008 R2

In the INF file, you update or replace an existing printer driver. However, the operating system continues to use the original printer driver.

There is a download that resolves this issue. See Hotfixes for details.
32-bit Download: Contact Microsoft
64-Bit Download: Contact Microsoft

For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB2511290.

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