remote desktop printer on windows7

Hi, we recently set up a windows7 machine for  remote user to access and run a shipping software.  The software runs fine when they are logged in thru remote desktop but their zebra label printer is not showing up.  I'm assuming the print driver has to also be installed on the machine they are remoting into just like they used to do when they logged into a terminal server.  Is this correct and what are the steps?  Thanks.
dankyle67Asked:
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Nick RhodeIT DirectorCommented:
That is correct :)

You can just setup a dummy printer, load the drive on the PC, Delete the dummy printer and you should be good :)

If it does not show up.  Edit your remote connection and choose the local resources tab and make sure printers has a checkmark in it.

**As long as their printers are the same.  Otherwise you would have to load a driver for each printer**
dankyle67Author Commented:
So once i load the driver for the printer on the remote machine i can delete it?  Do they have to have same exact name?
Spike99On-Site IT TechnicianCommented:
No, you should not delete the driver from the remote PC.   The driver needs to be installed on the remote PC for printer redirection to work.  

Yes, the driver on the remote computer has to have the exact same name as the driver used on the client PC or it won't work.

You don't need to install a printer on the remote PC to install the driver. You can just install the driver.

To do that, open up the devices and printers folder:
1.  Single click on any printer to highlight it
2.  Click on the "Print Server Properties" button at the top of the folder
3.  Click on Drivers tab
4.  Click on the Add button to install the driver

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