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Printing from a DOS App.


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ruffruff

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:whistling: Can anyone explain how I can get a clarion/dos program to print to a USB (HP) printer? The app worked as long as I had a parallel cable/printer but as soon as I upgraded to a USB printer the program would no longer print. I am running Windows XP Pro SP2.
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use the net use command i don't know much about it so google this
"net use printers"
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01 – ruffruff – [USB Printing from DOS]
25th April 2006

The problem with USB Devices – The USB Drivers are loaded/installed in – Windows Application – So you usually cannot not print from DOS – However you may be able to use the – DOS Window Application to run your application from the Windows environment, or use net command-

hudihoo suggestion – see links

use the net use command i don't know much about it so google this


Connecting USB Printer with DOS Application
http://www.decompile...usb_printer.htm

http://www.geekswith...cles/26204.aspx

http://www.beyondlogic.org/

Also you may be able to do this via of USB to Parallel Port Adapter [??]
http://www.columbia....s/winprint.html

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