troubleshooting Question

Print to a local printer when connected to a remote server over a VPN.

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I am trying to print to a local printer when I am connected to a remote server over a non dedicated VPN.

I am using the Windows VPN and Remote Desktop software on my laptop which is running Windows XP Pro - Service Pack 2. The server is a managed server at a remote location. The Server is running Windows 2003 and we are accessing the software via Terminal Server. When I am connected to the server I cannot see any of my local printers not can I see any of the drives on my laptop.

When I try to add a loca printer via the Add a Printer Wizard, the local printer option is grey out.

Is there a way to use a local printer?
Bradley Fox
LAN/WAN Systems Administrator

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