Terminal Services - Multiple duplicate printers from each session
Posted on 2004-04-15
We have three locations. One location houses our Terminal Server, running on Windows 2003 server. The other two locations have local PC's that use terminal services to connect to that server. On these two locations, the PC's are in a workgroup, and two or three printers are hooked up to those PC's (shared to all).
When we use Terminal Services and decide to print, it may show the same printer multiple times. It shows that same printer for each session that is logged in.
I read that a solution is to install the printer directly to the server as a network printer. Well, these are those 100$ printers that you would buy, ex. hpdeskjet 5650.
Why am I getting the same shared printer up there everytime someone loggs into a session?