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Printing via RDP from Vista host to printer on XP local PC

I have a user that connects from his Home (XP) PC to his work (Vista) PC.   Until about a week ago the combination was Home (XP) to Work (XP) and printing to his Local (home) printer from the RDP work session was working just fine.  About a week ago I changed his work PC to a Vista OS and now his RDP printing does not work.

His RDP session has the "Local resources" , "Printer" check box checked.  But when looking in to the printer folder in the Vista PC (Work) his home printer loaded in his home PC is not present.  In his old XP pc the printers folder always showed his home printer as one of the printers available to print.

Any ideas on how to tell vista to load the printers of the remote PC connecting to it via RDP?
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stylmark

8/22/2022 - Mon
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bit_rot

Sounds like it is most likely driver related. Try updating the printer driver on the Work machine.

Are you getting an error in the Event logs?
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Thanx That was the problem.
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