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Windows 7: Unable to print from XP mode

02 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7
Unable to print from XP mode

Hi All,

I have an old printer (Brother 1430) attached to my new PC running windows 7 via the LPT1 port. It works well in Windows 7 but I am unable to print from XP mode.

I have installed the drivers into XP mode and it seems to be recognised by XP but no luck with printing. Have tried a USB connector but again no success.

Would greatly appreciate advice or direction to a thread that will help.


My System SpecsSystem Spec

02 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7

OK, I have found the solution, amazing after many hours of trying to find it after posting! So apologies.

It is at Windows Virtual PC Evaluation Guide
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Jun 2012   #3

Windows 7 64 bit

For those that are interested start reading at the heading--

Scenario 3: Print from a virtual machine
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