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Re: Dell computers

Postby Don McCombs » Sun Jun 19, 2011 3:03 pm

Sounds like a driver problem. Is this a new printer? If not, a driver update from HP may be in order.
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Re: Dell computers

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Sun Jun 19, 2011 7:44 pm

John *.?-!.* cub owner wrote:Problem solved. Using a Rosewill LPT card, and drivers installed from disk that came with card. When computer rebooted each time it would update that driver with a different one, which is what was causing the trouble. different LPT card and all is well.
several year old printer, but Windows 7 computers do not normally come with a parallel port, so if you have a parallel printer you have to add the port card, that is where the problem came in. the printer not showing after reboot, was a symptom, the actual problem was coming from the drivers windows kept updating for the parallel port card.
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Re: Dell computers

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Wed Jun 22, 2011 1:29 pm

after 2 weeks of chasing problem to the point I had never gotten most of my programs installed i use regularly, I returned it today,
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