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Local HP Printer on  home laptop, does not appear in a Remoted Desktop Session list as a printer choice

Last Modified: 2021-02-03
On my home laptop, I am running Windows 10 Pro and have a usb connected HP Laserjet M148 printer.

After I connect via VPN to my office Server, I open a Remote Desktop Session to my office desktop computer.  The office desktop computer has a Ricoh copier (that is on the office network) as the default printer.

I open Microsoft Word on my office desktop computer, and edit a document

When I go to print the Word document, I see a list of printers, for example:  Ricoh Copier (redirected), but my HP Laserjet M148 printer (physcially connected to my home laptop) is not in the list.

How do I make my HP Laserjet M148 printer appear in the list of printers to choose from?

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