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I have a user that wants to print locally to his printer at home from the terminal server can he do that?
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by:inzanemelodies
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Yes.

You can use the local printer with the remote connection..In terminal services options you have to check "printers" before connecting.

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by:tim1731
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Also if you have installed sp1 if will have the fallback print driver or you may need to install the print driver on the terminal server
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by:Jay_Jay70
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you will deffinitely need to install the driver on the server - otherwise it wont work
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by:zenworksb
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when i setup the deafult printer for teh users in terminal services it always changes when they log back in how do i make sure it is the deafault i want every time they login. each user has a different default
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by:zenworksb
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is there a batch file i can write and put in there startup to get the default printer to get set everythime?
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by:zenworksb
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how do you make sure the default printer from the desktop is teh default printer in the terminal?
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by:Jay_Jay70
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Option Explicit
Dim objPrinter
Set objPrinter = CreateObject("WScript.Network")
objPrinter.SetDefaultPrinter "\\Servername\Printername"


place that in a vbs logon script
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how do I install teh driver and not the printer omn the server?
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look under file menu - server properties - drivers   (under printers and faxes)
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