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MFC 7840W Printer and RDP Printing

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Can this printer be setup as a remote printer when accessing my computer at work via RDP?
I use to have an HP Series II compatible printer before.
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Rather unhelpfully HP's main list of RDP compatible printers is offline (probably being updated) but is normally here.  Even though this is a Brother AIO the HP document explains how printer drivers work over remote connections.

The 7840W is a Host-Based printer - that is it doesn't use internal processing but delegates print/scan etc processing to the client PC's CPU - it uses a printer language termed GDI .  Often this means that over a remote connection some functions are unavailable but basic printing (not scanning) should still be supported.  Brother list the printer as compatible with Citrix Presentation Server  4.0/ 4.5, Citrix XenApp 5.0, and Citrix XenDesktop 2.0/ 3.0/ 4.0.

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This question has been classified as abandoned and is being closed as part of the Cleanup Program. See my comment at the end of the question for more details.
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