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New printer cannot support old dos programs

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  • Configuration
  • DOS
  • Support
  • Printers
  • Windows 7
Last response: in Windows 7
February 14, 2013 9:49:13 PM

Hello,
Just got a new printer thet runs nicely under win 7. But when i invoke an old dos program thats looking for LPT1 it chokes. Is there an adapter cable?

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a b $ Windows 7
February 14, 2013 10:46:42 PM

Check to see whether you can change the program to output to a file. If it can't, try to find a TSR (resident DOS program) which captures LPT port and saves it into a file.
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