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Remote desktop printing not pulling through

Dear All,

I have a Windows XP SP3 (32 bit) PC at home, and I have a Win 7 SP1 PC (64 bit) in the office, I remote into my PC via a VPN Connection, but when I RDP from home to my Win 7 PC my home USB printer connected to my XP PC does not pull through (Dell 1700n printer).

I have the printers tab selected on the RDP local resources tab, and I have installed the drivers for the Dell 1700 onto both PC's but it does not drag through to my work PC?

Can anyone help with this please?

Thanks
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hdhondt

8/22/2022 - Mon
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only one printer will be connected through. It does not actually use your printer driver on the remote PC. it uses a Microsoft remote desktop print redirector driver.

There are a couple of conditions that control whether printers are mapped.
1. inside the RDP client application. make sure its on
2. make sure the correct printer is the default
3. must be enabled on the RDP server

check this registry setting on your windows 7 computer

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\Terminal Services

fDisableCpm set to 0  ::  enable
fDisableCpm set to 1  ::  disable

if its not there create it, the datatype is a DWORD


http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee483491(v=winembedded.70).aspx
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc738800(v=ws.10).aspx
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