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CTRL+B character (STX Prefix) is not transmitted when scanning a barcode from a client connected via Windows RDP
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:
If you are running Windows 10 and still do not get the ^B character, you will need to run the command prompt as an administrator on the local workstation, and on the remote session, then check the properties of the command prompt.
updated by Steve Wind June 29 2018