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Laptop has no 'parallel' port - can I use USB port?

USB used as parallel port

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samchatdo

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I have an application that needs to have a parallel port configured as when I try to install the application software, it cannot load the driver because there is no parallel port configured.  I have 3   USB ports, an HDMI and another that I can't figure out or identify.  Can I load a driver to use one of the USB ports as a parallel port?


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RKinner

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You can get a USB to parallel port adapter something like:

http://www.amazon.co...r/dp/B002YDJJY4

 

 Don't know if it will fool your application or not.


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