Printing to a local computer from remote desktop

When I remote into the remote server, I share my local printer.  When I try to print to that it instantly gives me an error and asks to troubleshoot it.  I've checked permissions and everything but still no luck.  Anyone have any insight on this?
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Rob WilliamsConnect With a Mentor Commented:
USB printers can be especially problematic, and in some cases they do not work at all. The following article outlines one common problem:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/302361

Also as mentioned the correct drives have to be installed (32/64 bit) and the driver name on the server and PC have to be EXCATLY the same, even an extra space in the name will cause it to fail.
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Rob WilliamsCommented:
The drivers for the printer have to be installed on the remote server, then in "most" cases it is automatically recognized.  USB and multifunction printers can be problematic.
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CUHSupportAuthor Commented:
It's showing up fine on the server but it is a usb printer.  The only thing I can think of is sharing it and going through a backwards way.
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Rob WilliamsCommented:
Are you connecting by VPN by any chance?
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CUHSupportAuthor Commented:
No just RDP in to a local network server.
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Rob WilliamsCommented:
Are there any 1111 Print errors in the Event logs of the server?  These relate to printer connections for remote sessions.
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CUHSupportAuthor Commented:
Nothing in event viewer when I try to print or remote in.  Just a would you like to troubleshoot it message.
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CUHSupportAuthor Commented:
Anyone have any further suggestions?
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