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print using PCanywhere

here is my setup: Location 1- main office
user wants to connect to location 2 and location 3 using PCanywhere and access a POS program to run payroll and sales reports but he wants to print the reports that are running on the remote terminals at location 2 and 3,  to the printer in his office at location 1.  Can this be done from PCanywhere?  If not will he be able to save the reports to the local drive at location one and then print the reports?  I know nothing about Pcanywhere.  Is there a better way/program to do this?  The terminals are all running XP Pro.
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Darius GhassemCommented:
You can print from PCAnywhere but the remote site needs the same printer loaded on their system. This doesn't mean that they have to have the same printer but they at least need the driver loaded.

In PcAnwhere if you go the remote computer host configuration then to the menu Prefrences tab over until you see Remote Print this is where you add the remote print function.
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cja-tech-guyAuthor Commented:
So I will do this from Pcanywhere at the remote site first?

This may be a dumb question but do I install the pcanywhere client or server at the remote sites?  I think the main office, location 1 where the physical printer is located should be the client and the other sites should be the servers.  Is that correct?
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Darius GhassemCommented:
You should install Host at the remote site and at the main office you create a Remote to access the host.

So, yes you need to install the host (remote) first then the Remote (main office) second.
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compsupportCommented:
Another simple way to print is install the same printer(location1)  in Location2 and Location3 computers using port PCAW. The print works great as long as the session is running.

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save the files on remote computers , then he can transfer them to his computer ( location1) using the
 File Tansfer option from the left side menu.
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cja-tech-guyAuthor Commented:
I used lomein pro and it works fine.  They also have a file transfer feature.  Thanks
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