esx 5 usb printing from a vista/win7 vm

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can vsphere 5 do usb passthrough for a usb printer to a virtual vista/win7 vm
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is it motherboard dependent or if the motherboard has a usb controller it will work
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USB controller device needs to be detected by ESXi, motherboard or plugin controller.

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how can you work out if esx see's to usb controller

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