1. You install the Terminal Services or Remote Desktop Services role on a computer that is running Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2. 2. You enable printer redirection and\or hard drive redirection on the computer. 3. You connect to the server by using the Remote Desktop Connection (mstsc.exe) utility from a client machine
In this scenario, printers and hard drives on the client machine are not redirected into the Terminal Server session or Remote desktop session.
The issue is caused if the values of both registry entries below are set to 0:
Windows Server 2008 Datacenter, Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, Windows Server 2008 Foundation, Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter, Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise, Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation, Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard, Windows Server 2008 Standard, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2