Printer not available in Remote Desktop session



Running Vista Business on an HP machine with a PSC 1410 printer.
Connecting to a remote computer via Remote Desktop Connection
we are able to make the connection and use the software on it,
but when attempting to map our default local printer it does not
show available in the list of printers. The Printers box is checked in
Local Resources tab of the RDP connection and the printer
works normally when not in a remote session. The printer
is connected via USB.

Any help appreciated, as every question of this type I've seen
in any forum seems to remain unanswered :-(


Eric Swanson

I found that printer problems can arise in Remote Desktop (I'm using Remote
Desktop now) if old networked printers become invalid. I solve my printer
problem in Remote Desktop by removing old invalid networked printers.

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