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Virtual XP mode-can't print

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  • I have a Win 7 cpu with 64 bit, Professional edition.

    I have installed Virtual XPMode and it is working.  I just can't print in virtal mode

    The printer is set up & working file.  In virtual it  says it is printing.  Then I get another message, " remote destop re-directed printer doc"

    Where is the document going?  Why isn't it printing?

    Thursday, December 30, 2010 7:57 PM

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  • Have you attached the printer to the XP Mode?

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    Thursday, December 30, 2010 9:07 PM
  • Yes, I have attached the printer in Virtual XP Mode.  That is where I get the message:

    printing,  and then "remote desktop re-directed printer doc".

    I can say the document to a flash drive, close XP mode, go to Win 7, paste into Word and print just fine.

    Just can't print the document in Wordpad in Virtual XP mode.

     

    Saturday, January 01, 2011 2:45 PM
  • Hi,

     

    Please install the printer driver in XP mode.

     

    Furthermore, you can refer this like to print from XP mode:

     

    ·         Scenario 3: Print from a virtual machine.

    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd744684(WS.10).aspx

     

    Hope it helps.

     

     

    Regards,

    Leo   Huang


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