Remote Desktop DOS Printing

By milan6th_feb ·
Dear Sir,
I would like to know from you about the DOS printing through Remote Desktop Connection in Dot Matrix Printer.
We have our server Windows Server 2003 and the client machine Windows XP SP2.
We are connecting through a Leased Line.
Now the problem is we could not able to print in DOS mode as we are using a Dot Matrix Printer. Wheather using the same printer we can print the winodws based printing.
If you please tell me about any solution for the same.

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Capture the port.

by bart777 In reply to Remote Desktop DOS Printi ...

This may be a problem over that leased line.

DOS applications don't know how to print to network printers. You need to redirect LPT1 to that network printer.

Make sure that the Dot Matrix printer is shared on the PC. Then run a Net Use command to point LPT1 to that mapped printer.
Net Use LPT1: \\machine\printer
Then you should be able to print. However, depending on your leased line you may expereince trouble if the connection has problems.

Best of luck

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