Print through Mstsc

Posted on 2007-08-08
Last Modified: 2012-06-22

I have connected through Mstsc to a remote machine.I have the excel sheet on the mstsc remote machine. I need to print to a printer on the machine i am sitting.Is there a way to print.
I cannot install the printer on the mstsc machine as it is in a different building and we have blocked printing between buildings.
Question by:bsharath
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    Expert Comment

    Cant u just copy the file over to the local machine and print it ?
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    Author Comment

    I can do it but the users if they need to print many pages every day.It would be very difficult on a daily basis for it...
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    Accepted Solution

    Ok.. this is wat i tried..

    I remote into Machine B from my machine (machine A) ...

    I open a file 123.txt I go to File>Print

    The print dialogue opens
    On the GENERAL tab

    I see    "Printer1 on PrnSrv1 ( From Machine A) "
    I Click Ok..

    the doc actually prints from my machine..
    i say that cos.. the hard copies has a banner sheet.. which has my machine name on it .. and description says..

    Remote Desktop redirected Printer Doc


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