How to Re-Install the 2X Universal Printer

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If for some reason you need to manually uninstall and re-install the 2X Universal Printer, below are some simple steps to get this done.

NOTE: Please log off all users before attempting this.

1.) From the terminal server, open a command prompt

2.) Change to the following directory:

a. 32-Bit Installations – C:Program Files2XVDSVirtualPrinterx32

b. 64-Bit Installations – C:Program Files2XVDSVirtualPrinterx64

3.) Uninstall – type in setupdrv /U and press enter (Note the “U” must be uppercase).


4.) Verify that the Universal Printer was removed by opening the Printers panel on the server.


5.) Install – type in the following command setupdrv at the command prompt and press enter.


The 2X Universal Printer has now been re-installed and is now available to all users.

Giorgio Bonuccelli is a Marketing and Communications Director at Parallels. Giorgio has extensive experience in cloud computing and virtualization, with a background of many years in multinational corporations (Dell, EMC and McAfee). In his career he has filled different roles, from sales to training and marketing. This wide-ranging experience and flexibility helps him simplify concepts and write content that is easy to read and understandable even by newcomers to the subject. As a blogger and technical writer he has published more than 1000 papers.

  • davidsaliba

    For older versions of the driver you have to run the exe with 2008 compatibility mode, but with the current build : 8.1.0 (918) – 16th Sep 2010 this issue should not be there any longer.

    Ake sure you run the 64-bit version on 2008 R2

    Hope this helps.

  • HPCLprinter

    This is a Great article.Thank you for information :)