I have an annoying problem that's causing confusion for users. We have printers set up on a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine all published in AD via print manager and then deployed through group policy. For all my XP, Win7 machines the printers show the user friendly Share Name in devices and printers. This is important because we have a lot of the same make/model printers. In Windows 8 the Printer hardware name (i.e. HP LaserJet 600 M601 PCL6) shows up mulitple times, but not the friendly share name (Carbon, Onyx, Graphite, etc.) that each printer has as a sticker on the front. So a user has no idea which printer is in their physical area.
The printer properties shows the share name correctly, but the devices window is just filled with identical printers. Again, this wasn't an issue pre-Win8, they display correctly there. Anyone have an