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Windows 7: RDP from XP to Win7 can't print to local printer

02 Dec 2011   #1

Windows 7 Pro x64
RDP from XP to Win7 can't print to local printer

I recently upgraded my office PC to Windows 7 Pro. I still RDP in from home on my XP pro machine. I can not get my local printer at home to show up in my Windows 7 machine while in a RDP session. I've checked printers under local resources but still nothing. Any ideas?


It also occured to me that it might have to do with me connecting to a 64 bit machine from a 32 bit machine and drivers etc not working but it should still see the printer right? Any help is much appreciated!

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21 Mar 2013   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

You can try Printer for Remote Desktop from FabulaTech. It doesn't require to have printer drivers installed on the server, works with both RDP and ICA protocols, and your printer will be isolated within individual session.
Printer for Remote Desktop - redirect printer to RDP or Citrix session
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 RDP from XP to Win7 can't print to local printer

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