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Unable to mount USB drive on Wyse V10 thin client via RDP (vmware ESX 3.5 virtual machine)

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I have a Wyse V10L thin client connecting via RDP to a VMWare virtual machine.  I need to be able to plug in a USB drive and have it be recognized as a disk on the virtual machine.  The specs for this Wyse thin client state that USB redirection is supported with RDP, and the Auto Connect USB devices check box is checked in my RDP settings on the thin client, but I can't get the VM to see the USB drive.  

I also tried this with VMWare View - same result, no USB drive connection.  We are not using the Wyse TCX feature, and that is my next step, but the specs say it can be done with just RDP, and I've read other forums where others were able to get this to work.  Any info would be appreciated.  
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