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Windows 7: win 7 and parallel printer

29 Aug 2014   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Installing a Parallel Printer in Windows 7

I just upgraded my desktop computer from Windows 7 x32 to Windows 7 x64. To my surprise my "HP Laserjet 5" printer would not install properly, i.e. could not print out a test page. I did find the driver for the printer in the driver selection window after clicking on the "update drivers" button.

But here is the solution for installing a parallel port printer on a new computer such as mine: At Staples they sell a USB Parallel Printer Adapter. It works! Good luck!

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