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Parallel Ports and Windows XP

by spinozaguy / November 16, 2004 7:55 AM PST

under windows 98se I was able to use a dual parallel port card allowing me to have 2 printers ( one b&w laser and one color injet )on my system. Now Windows XP doesn't recognize that card and I am stuck with just one printer. Does Windows XP allow more than one parallel port on a desktop computer?

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That's not a parallel port...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 16, 2004 8:33 AM PST

But a parallel port "card". Most required a driver. I'd help look, but make and model would be required.


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Re: That's not a parallel port...
by dcrewchief / November 16, 2004 10:26 AM PST

Learned something new today didn't know there was such a critter.

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Re: That's not a parallel port...
by spinozaguy / November 22, 2004 9:13 AM PST

The Parallel port card I had was an SIIG Duet. When I upgrded to XP Pro it no longer worked so I removed it.

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Siig part number ?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 22, 2004 10:40 AM PST
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Parallel port board
by retroom / February 7, 2005 4:31 AM PST
In reply to: Siig part number ?

This link is only for ISA boards. Is the board in question an ISA or PCI board.

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