USB devices on a VM...

I'm running Hyper V on my Win 10 Pro laptop & have a Win7 VM running there for learning my way around some POS software. I'd like to be able to use a CC swipe with it & see plenty of articles out there on adding a USB HD to a VM, but not so much something like a CC swipe.
The one I'm currently trying is an IDRA-335133B-DL. I found one article that recommended connecting to the VM via RDP, but it's still not showing up.
Any suggestions?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
I would recommend you use one of the USB over IP software products, we use https://www.fabulatech.com/

there are many others, if you don't want to reach out to purchase a hardware solution like USB Anywhere by Digi.
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Philip ElderTechnical Architect - HA/Compute/StorageCommented:
We use FabulaTech as well. It just works.
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
As mentioned above you have to use an adaptor so that the virtual machine can physically move (to a different host) without disrupting the virtual machine. VM's are designed to not be dependant upon the physical hardware of the host.
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Shaun VermaakTechnical Specialist/DeveloperCommented:
Also, USB redirector which allows you to attach remote USB devices
http://www.incentivespro.com/usb-redirector.html
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