When doing this, you will need to disable the mapping of printers for your terminal server. To do this, first open the Terminal Services Configuration MMC snap-in, located in the Administrative Tools dialog. Right click the default RDP-Tcp connection and go to Properties. Navigate to the Client Settings tab, and click the checkbox to disable LPT port mapping. This will immediately take effect on the server, but will require all currently logged in users to log out and reconnect.
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