Terminal Server Administrators Must Install Printer Drivers

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SUMMARY
The Terminal Server client session is essentially a Windows NT Workstationsession. If the Terminal Server client user wants to print to a sharedprinter on, for example, a computer running Windows 95 on the network, anappropriate printer driver will need to be installed on the Terminal Servercomputer. If not, when the Terminal Server client user tries to print tothe shared printer, the client user will be prompted to install the printerdriver. However, Terminal Server client users are typically not TerminalServer administrators. As with Windows NT Workstation, only administratorscan install drivers. So, the Terminal Server client user will normally beunable to install the driver needed to print to the shared printer. ATerminal Server administrator will need to install the printer driver.
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Article ID: 186573 - Last Review: 10/08/2013 02:55:43 - Revision: 1.2

  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition
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