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faq:using_barcode_scanners_with_windows_terminal_services

Problem

CTRL+B character (STX Prefix) is not transmitted when scanning a barcode from a client connected via Windows RDP

Solution

Ensure that the client has the “Apply Windows Key Combinations” enabled for the local computer.

Also see article: http://wiki.wws5.com/doku.php?id=setup_of_keyboard_wedge_usb_scanners_via_rdp

Once set, opening a CMD prompt on the Terminal Server via a RDP connection and scanning a barcode with a properly configured scanner will produce a similar output as below:

faq/using_barcode_scanners_with_windows_terminal_services.txt · Last modified: 2009/07/07 14:19 by bob