|The workaround exists and is very easy; first you have to share your local printer assigning a proper name, e.g. HP_Printer, then issue the command|
net use LPT1 \\%computername%\Shared_Printer_Name /persistent:YES
and the data sent in DOS mode to LPT1 are redirected to your USB printer.
Maybe the directive is not retained between boots though the /persistent:YES switch. To have the command issued at each boot, create a straightforward batch by coding
@net use LPT1 \\%computername%\Shared_Printer_Name /persistent:YES
name it, e.g. shareLPT.bat, and store it into the Startup Folder. You are done.