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by jmurphy1947 / April 17, 2011 2:44 AM PDT

I have bought a dell 560 Inspiron and have a old Hp 1200 laser jet printer. I cannot figure out how to plug the printer in the back of the desktop since there is a connection. Is there an adapter that can be set up here to use this printer?

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 18, 2011 5:05 AM PDT
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Large Character Inkjet
by Jackwalsh_09 / May 4, 2011 4:57 AM PDT
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just go to the printer setup and reset your setting.Just go through this steps below

Once you've set up your hardware (i.e. slotted in the network
card and connected all of the computers - actually you don't have to connect
to another computer at this stage, but you must have installed the network card)
boot up your computer (for instructions on installing your network card,
see the instructions that come with it).
Chances are the network card you have is PnP (Plug and Play) compatible. If
so Windows should detect the network card and (provided you follow the on screen
instructions correctly) complete the installation process (it probably gave
your network card the Realtek drivers). Your computer may rebooted automatically
to complete the installation process.
Upon loading Windows, you will be asked for your name and
password. Type in a name and press OK
(do not enter a password - you can do that later if you want).

Note: This post was edited by a forum moderator to remove promotional link on 05/09/2011 at 6:11 PM PT

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How to plug the Printer
by callnow18448138225 / December 19, 2014 1:54 PM PST
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I have also faced this issue & i also want the solution. If anyone know the solution please help me.

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Try the above posts
by Willy / December 22, 2014 12:35 AM PST

The replies to this old question are well over 1yr. old. May i suggest you check your setup.

1) How do you want to connect?
a)ethernet - network
b) LPT (parallel)
c) USB adapter for LPT or serial cable

2) if wifi, does your PC have it and the HP 1200 so set up as well

Take one of the above suggestions and run with it. Remember, older printers tend to harder to make work. On top of all that the install s/w may NOT be supported by the newer OS, like Win7 or newer. Even, if you get it to work, all the bells and whistles may not be present other than basic printing ability.

Last, does you printer even do a basic "self-test"? This will verify its working and what the test printout will offer it current setup configuration. Visit the HP support website for details on how to do this.

*NOTE* next time post a new post with your query as this is an old post listing

tada -----Willy Happy

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