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Your Client escalate that the local printer installed on desktop does not get
re-direct while connecting to Terminal server 2003, using which of the following
option can we enable printer redirection so that client can print after connecting
to terminal server?
A. Enable Printer redirection for specific user using ADUC terminal Services Profile.
B. Use Terminal Server Configuration console, right click on RDP-TCP – Properties -
Client settings – Disable the Following – Uncheck Windows Printer mapping &
Uncheck LPT port mapping.
C. Disable Printer redirection using registry key, user interface is not available.
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i go for a) since an easy explanation this procedure ia available and b,c are one i heard first time also are complicated
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Enabling the printer redirection by user on the server is a must.  But you also need to have the remote users local printer drivers installed on the 2003 terminal server.  The drivers should be for the operating system that the remote user has installed on their remote computer.

When the user remotely logs into the server they need to add a new printer using a valid Terminal services port (example: TS00001). Have them choose "Add a local printer"  but make sure they select an enabled Terminal Services port that shows as "active".  As long as the proper drivers are installed on the server it should work.  
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