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Windows Virtual Environment Printing

Installing and printing to a locally attached printer

Users login onto the University Managed Desktop via the Citrix Workspace Windows App, will benefit from their home/local default printer, being automatically installed and made available for print, in the virtual Windows environment.

No additional configuration install is required, and users can select their printer from all applications in the virtual environment.

N.B. Only your default printer will be installed. 

The example below shows the default printer tick, under the 'HP Envy 5000' on the local example PC. 

Local installed Printer

By login on to the University's Managed Virtual Desktop and going to 'Printers and scanners', or print within an application), you are now presented with the local default printer (HP Envy 5000) as an available option:

Printer in UMD


If upon login in to the UMD Citrix Workspace App you aren't presented with your home or local printer please check 'Device and Printers' on your local desktop/PC to confirm that you printer is both active and set as default. If not highlight the printer, right click and select 'Set as default printer'


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