Windows XP Clients can not print to their Local Printer in Terminal Services session

Printers That Use Ports That Do Not Begin With COM, LPT, or USB Are Not Redirected in a Remote Desktop or Terminal Services Session
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Article ID : 302361
Last Review : December 20, 2004
Revision : 4.4
This article was previously published under Q302361
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When you use Remote Desktop Connection or the Terminal Services Client version 4.0 or 5.0 to connect to another Windows-based computer from a computer that is not running Windows Server 2003, your local printers may not be redirected. As a result, your local printers are not available in the remote desktop or terminal services session. Continue reading “Windows XP Clients can not print to their Local Printer in Terminal Services session”