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Windows 7: RDC not showing printers installed locally

11 Mar 2012   #1

windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
RDC not showing printers installed locally


I work off a Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit laptop when at home remoting into a Server 2003 R2.

On the laptop I have a Epson Workforce 545 networked which won't display when I connect to the RDC. On the Local Resources tab, I have selected printers, clipboard, drives and ports on the RDC properties. Evertything else works fine and I can see a CutePDF printer that is installed locally when connected to the RD.

I've used this setup with success on an laptop running XP just by simply ticking Printers in the Local Resources tab but can't seem to get it work with Windows 7.

Does it have something to do with the port the Epson is using? If I click on Configure Port it shows it as LPR Printing. Is that relevant?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Apr 2012   #2

windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit


Is someone please able to help me with this problem. I have spent weeks searching the internet for solutions and I can't find one that works.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
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