Windows 2008 R2 PRINTING

Posted on 2011-10-16
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I would like to use the Windows 2008 TSE/RDS local printing feature.

I installed Net Framework 3.5.1 in the 2008 R2 Server

The client computer is a Windows 7 PRO, RDP (how do I check the version ? )

I activated "local printing" in the MSTSC options

Local printers DO appear in the TSE session, but when  I try to print to a local printer I got an error message

What am i doing wrong ?

Thank you
Question by:gadsad
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    Expert Comment

    by:Deepu Chowdary
    Which error you are getting..?
    If you check the properties of my computer you will know the version.
    Also type WINVER in run for the same.
    LVL 6

    Expert Comment

    1. Click start menu > run > type: Services
    2. Start "Print Spooler" service if it's not started already.

    Author Comment


    When I try to print from the TSE server to a local printer (named something like HP laserJet P3005 PCL6 (redirection of 4) is works when I am logged as administrator but does not work when logged as a user

    Driver of all redirected printers is "Remote Desktop Easy Print"

    Message error (while logged as a user) is : " test page cannot be print, do you need help...."

    Thank you


    Accepted Solution

    I found a solution to the problem
    Is was related to user profiles, not to printing
    Thank you

    Author Closing Comment

    thank you

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