HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Print\Providers\LanMan Print Services\Servers\<server-name>\Providers

Data type Range Default value
REG_DWORD 0x0 - 0x1F (bitmask) Windows 2000 Professional: 0x1B (11011)
Windows 2000 Server: 0x1F (11111)


Specifies the level of detail of events logged by the print spooler for the specified server.

The value of this entry is a bitmask. To direct the print spooler to log entries of the type specified, set the bit representing that type to 1, or sum the hexadecimal values of all desired types. For example, the default value for Windows 2000 Server, 11111, indicates that the print spooler logs all events. The default value for Windows 2000 Professional, 11011 indicates that the print spooler logs all events except information.

Value Event type
0x0 (0 binary) Success
0x1 (1 binary) Error
0x2 (10 binary) Warning
0x4 (100 binary) Information
0x8 (1000 binary) Audit success
0x10 (10000 binary) Audit failure

Change method

To change the value of this entry, click Start, click Settings, and then click Printers. From the File menu, click Server Properties, click the Advanced tab, and then select or clear the check boxes representing each event type.

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