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Windows 7: Problem with RDC clients printing to local printer

10 May 2011   #1
jamesp81

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 
Problem with RDC clients printing to local printer

I have several Windows 7 and Windows XP users using RDC to log in to a Windows Server 2008 machine. Their local printer is a network attached Dell 3110cn. I had to manually install a driver for the 3110 on the Windows Server box.

I have to choose from a tsxx port from the list of ports to get the remote printing working. However, every time a user logs out and logs back in, the mapping of the ts port changes and disables printing. I really need this to not happen. Does anyone know of a solution?


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10 May 2011   #2
WindowsStar

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
 
 

Two simple fixes: 1) Setup a Print server add all the printers to the print server, and remove all the direct network printing from the workstations. 2) Add all the printers to the Terminal Server, , and remove all the direct network printing from the workstations. -WS
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10 May 2011   #3
Carolyn

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

This setting allows me to use local printers in RDC


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