The default printer in the host computer
changes when you logon using Remote Desktop?
Every time you logon to a remote computer using the
Remote Desktop, the target computer may lose it's default printer setting.
To disable this
behavior, use the following steps:
1. Click Start, Run
and type MSTSC
2. Click Options in
the Remote Desktop Connection dialog box
3. Click the Local
4. Uncheck Printers in
the Local Devices box
5. Click Connect
If a local printer is
made available in a Remote Desktop session:
After you establish
the remote connection and log on to the remote computer, the local printer
that is connected to the client becomes the default printer on the remote
desktop. If the client has more than one printer attached to it, the default
printer for the computer becomes the default printer on the remote desktop.