Solved Why does Windows 10 have trouble with LPT printer cables?

January 14, 2016 at 02:38:03
Specs: Windows 64
My printer will run when connected with USB cable but not with an LPT cable. Keep getting "error printer could not print. Anyone heard of this problem. Please

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#1
January 14, 2016 at 03:06:21
The first step to determining the cause of your problem is for you to tell us what make and model of printer you are having problems with.

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#2
January 15, 2016 at 15:26:09
You may have the the type of printer port set incorrectly.

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#3
January 15, 2016 at 19:56:23
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You might have to go into the BIOS and make sure the port is turned on and set for duplex mode. Just out of curiosity, why use the parallel port if the USB is working?

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January 16, 2016 at 04:18:23
I just wondered why my printer had stopped working with the lpt connection.
Thanks for your help

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