How to add scanner support to Windows 200x Terminal Server

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The following article will help you to add scanner support to Windows 200x Terminal Server

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To add scanner support to Windows 200x Terminal Server, review the following
         
      guidelines:
 
 
Server Side:
 
 
1. Consult the scanner documentation for scanner commutability issues with terminal server environment
           
              and further instructions.
 
    Microsoft also provide a list of scanners that committable with Windows 2003:
 
     List of Scanners That Are Supported by Windows Image Acquisition
 
     http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;317524
 
 
2. Install the latest update from Microsoft on the Terminal Server.
 
3. Allow LPT/Com/USB Port mapping under "Terminal Server Configurations" settings.
 
   Note: The current port mapping depend in the way that the scanner connect to the user
      
               computer.
 
 
4. Optional: You may need to enable "Windows Image Acquisition (WIA)"service.
 
5. Optional: Use third party software to add support to Terminal Server, for scanner that
 
                        that compatibility issues.
 
6. Optional: Review the following knowledgebase:
 
        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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        http://support.microsoft.com/kb/302361/en-us
 
           
Client Side:
 
 
1. Install the latest RDP client.
 
2. Allow LPT/Com/USB Port mapping  (e.g Printers, Supported Plug and Play Devices

               Devices that I plug in later, serial ports).
 
 
    Note: The current port mapping depend in the way that the scanner connect to the user
      
               computer.
 
 
 
 
 

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Article ID: 555969 - Last Review: August 22, 2007 - Revision: 1.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
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