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SpoolerSpoolss EventID 1038 in application event log

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SpoolerSpoolss EventID 1038 in application event log

Hello all. I cant for the life of me figure out what is causing this warning to constantly show up in the Application Log of our terminal servers.

Setup: We have 8 64-bit 2008 Terminal Servers using session broker via gpo. We have 3 64-bit 2003 Print Servers that host all printers for the company. Printers are selectively assigned by AD OU via a login script in gpo.

Since we have implemented this setup, there is an error that keeps populating in the application event log of the terminal servers.

- System

- Provider

[ Name] Microsoft-Windows-SpoolerSpoolss

- EventID 1038

[ Qualifiers] 32768

Level 3

Task 0

Keywords 0x80000000000000

- TimeCreated

[ SystemTime] 2009-06-02T17:18:46.000Z

EventRecordID 31394

Channel Application


- Security

[ UserID] S-1-5-21-1343184236-2133482520-752983185-1242

- EventData


Group Policy was unable to delete per computer connection \\printserver\printer. Error 0x80070057. This can occur if the name of the printer connection is incorrect, or if the print spooler cannot contact the print server.


I followed the instructions provided [url=]here[/url] but it still shows. We dont have any gpo's to remove printers but we do to add printers. Any thoughts?