Windows cannot locate a suitable printer driver

Error when attempting to install network printer/driver using PrintUI command

I receive the following error when attempting to install a TCP/IP printer using PrintUI:

"Operation could not be completed (error 0x00000705). Windows cannot locate a suitable printer driver. Contact your administrator for help locating and installing a suitable driver."

This is the command line I'm using to load a signed PCL6 driver for a Canon iR3235 printer:

rundll32 printui.dll, PrintUIEntry /if /b "printer" /f "c:\canonimagerunner\P62KUSAL.inf" /r "IP_192.168.152.41" /m "Front Desk"

Manually installing this same printer/driver through the "add printer" wizard is successful.

I resorted to using PrintUI instead of Group Policy printer management because that method was also failing to load this printer from a shared server instance, perhaps due to the same core driver dependency issue. We are testing this on a 32-bit Windows 7 Enterprise workstation, running the command line under a domain admin account.

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