troubleshooting Question

Terminal Server RDP local resources

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We are running Windows 2003 R2 Terminal Server.

All printers in the company are installed with correct drivers via IP (creating ports in windows on TS, etc) - this is the best course of action because I can setup the printers the way I want and they will display on on everyone that logs in (with those settings). ALL WORK FINE to these printers if selected by user...

When anyone logs on it creates a session to the local printers of the client also. It also pulls the default printer across on a sessions - annoying!

 I have possibly 100 people logged in and thats a lot of printers showing on everyones 'printers and faxes'. Huge confusion!!


I have tried creating a Remote Desktop Icon for everyone turning off the local resource for printers, can i turn this off without manually changing everyones, i.e. via GP? or setting on TS not allowing it?

500 points to the winner


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