Re: Dos Printing in Vista ... HELP!
On Thu, 29 Mar 2007 13:32:00 -0700, StephenMichael
>One odd thing with Vista - if you have a physical LPT1, you can't redirect
>Check device manager and look under Ports. You probably have an LPT1
>listed. If you really need to use LPT1 in your redirection, you can
>doubleclick on this port and change the LPT Port number (Port Settings tab)
>to 2 or 3.
Or if you only use Network printers. DISABLE the port in the BIOS and
then remove from the device manager.
>After that you should be able to redirect LPT1.
>> This line has always worked in every version of Windows including XP;
>> why won't it allow my DOS programs to print now in VIsta? "net use LPT1
>> \\wizard\HP960c /persistent:yes"
>> Where: wizard = machine name
>> HP960c = Printer's Share name