Installing LAN printer for Remote Desktop access
Posted on 2007-11-29
I have an HP Officejet 7410 All-in-One printer connected to the WLAN at home. I am having trouble installing the driver for this printer on our company's (ironically) HP server running Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition. I'll admit I know very very little about networking and servers. I ran the installation software on the server and it goes through installing the software and then gets to a step where it looks for the printer. I connect to the server using RDP over our VPN connection and have devices set to be accessible in the RD settings (the server Event log even recognizes the printer and the fact that there is no driver for it). How do I get the printer to be seen by windows during the install? I was thinking if I could just get the driver installed that when I log on then everything would be fine, but apparently the installer doesn't agree with me--when it can't find the device it rolls back the installation.