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Description:  

Adds a link to an Internet or intranet Web page to the Add Printer Wizard.

You can use this setting to direct users to a Web page from which they can install printers.

If you enable this setting and type an Internet or intranet address in the text box, the system adds a Browse
button to the "Specify a Printer" page in the Add Printer Wizard. The Browse button appears beside the
"Connect to a printer on the Internet or on a home or office network" option. When users click Browse, the
system opens an Internet browser and navigates to the specified URL address to display the available
printers.

This setting makes it easy for users to find the printers you want them to add.

Also, see the "Custom support URL in the Printers folder's left pane" and "Web-based printing" settings in
"Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\Printers.".

Supported on: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 operating systems only.
Browse a common web site to find printers
Description Gpedit Regedit CMD Back VBScript PowerShell Script
Gpedit:   

Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Pearl button (Start) and click on the Search programs and files
For more information about the change from Start to Pearl button click here
Type gpedit.msc and press Enter
In the Group Policy window please navigate to User Configuration -> Administrative Templates ->
Control Panel -> Printers and open Browse a common web site to find printers.
Not Configured -> is the Default state
Enabled -> apply this GPO
Disabled -> this GPO will not be applied

To finish press ok button and close Group Policy window.
Type regedit and press ok
Please confirm User Account Control pop-up
Microsoft official disclaimer

Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by
using another method. These problems might require that you reinstall the operating system. Microsoft
cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.

Note: This registry key is created by Group Policy when this GPO is Enable. The GPO Default state is Not
Configured -> this registry entry is not present. For Disable this registry entry is not present.

Please navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\Printers\Wizard
and locate Printers Page URL registry key
Regedit:          

Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Pearl button (Start) and click on the Search programs and files
For more information about the change from Start to Pearl button click here
   
   
Double click on Printers Page URL and edit the value:

To Enable:
Change the data value with:
Printers Page URL = http://www.company.com/printers

To finish press ok button and close Registry Editor window

Note: Manual editing of this registry key will not be reflected in Group Policy. If you modify this GPO from
Group Policy this registry key will be rewritten.
Type cmd, right click on cmd icon under the Programs and click on Run as administrator
Please confirm User Account Control pop-up
Please select, right and copy a registry key from below, then right click on command prompt window
, select Paste and press Enter

Enabled:
REG add "HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\Printers\Wizard" /v "Printers Page URL" /t REG_SZ /d http://www.company.com/printers /f

Not Configured:
REG DELETE "HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\Printers\Wizard" /v "Printers Page URL" /f

Note: Manual editing of this registry key will not be reflected in Group Policy. If you modify this GPO from
Group Policy this registry key will be rewritten.
CMD:          

Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Pearl button (Start) and click on the Search programs and files
For more information about the change from Start to Pearl button click here
   
VBScript:          

Const HKEY_CURRENT_USER = &H80000001
strComputer = "."
Set oReg=GetObject("winmgmts:{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" & _
strComputer & "\root\default:StdRegProv")

strKeyPath = "Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\Printers\Wizard"
oReg.CreateKey HKEY_CURRENT_USER,strKeyPath
strValueName = "Printers Page URL"
'Enabled
strValue = "http://www.company.com/printers"
oReg.SetStringValue HKEY_CURRENT_USER,strKeyPath,strValueName,strValue
'Not Configured
'oReg.DeleteValue HKEY_CURRENT_USER,strKeyPath,strValueName
PowerShell Script :          

Enabled

$RegKey = "HKCU:\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT"
If(Test-Path ($RegKey + "\Printers"))
{
 $RegKey = "HKCU:\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\Printers"
 If(Test-Path ($RegKey + "\Wizard"))
 {
   $RegKey = "HKCU:\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\Printers\Wizard"
    ##Enabled
    New-ItemProperty -path $RegKey -name "Printers Page URL" -value http://www.company.com/printers -PropertyType String -Force
 }
 else
 {
   New-Item -path $RegKey -name Wizard
   $RegKey = "HKCU:\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\Printers\Wizard"
    ##Enabled
    New-ItemProperty -path $RegKey -name "Printers Page URL" -value http://www.company.com/printers -PropertyType String
 }
}
else
{
 New-Item -path $RegKey -name Printers
 $RegKey = "HKCU:\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\Printers"
 New-Item -path $RegKey -name Wizard
 $RegKey = "HKCU:\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\Printers\Wizard"
  ##Enabled
  New-ItemProperty -path $RegKey -name "Printers Page URL" -value http://www.company.com/printers -PropertyType String
}

Not Configured\Disabled

$RegKey = "HKCU:\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT"
Remove-ItemProperty -Path($RegKey + "\Printers\Wizard") -name "Printers Page URL"
If( (Get-Item -Path($RegKey + "\Printers\Wizard")).ValueCount -eq 0 -and (Get-Item -Path($RegKey + "\Printers\Wizard")).SubKeyCount -eq 0)
{
 Remove-Item -Path($RegKey + "\Printers\Wizard")
 If( (Get-Item -Path($RegKey + "\Printers")).ValueCount -eq 0 -and (Get-Item -Path($RegKey + "\Printers")).SubKeyCount -eq 0)
 {
   Remove-Item -Path($RegKey + "\Printers")
 }   
}
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Result
By Default "a link to an Intranet or internet Web page" is not present under Add Printer Wizard.
You can add "a link to an Intranet or internet Web page" to Add Printer Wizard using Group Policy or
modify the specific
registry key.  

Note: If you want to add "a link to an Intranet or internet Web page" to a specific user you need to modify
or add the
registry key under his SID.