Local Printer Auto Creation Problem

Posted on 2009-02-15
Last Modified: 2013-11-21
Whenenver any user connects to Terminal Services thier local printer is automatically re-directed and shared with other users.  Is there any way to stop this so that local printers only get re-directed to the client who has them installed?
Question by:evansjam
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    Are the users logging on with administrative accounts?

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    No they are not logged on with admin accounts.

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    However I did untick 'None administrators can launch un-published applications' within the RDP listener.
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    Hmm... To my knowledge users would only be able to see other users' printers if they were in either the local Administrators or Power Users group.
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    lamaslany is correct Admin or PowerU will see the printers every time.  In Server 2008 they will only see their printers.
    If for some reason they are Power Users and you want to hide them use MyPrinterView

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