Re: Printing From DOS



Cari \(MS-MVP\)
07-10-2005, 01:43 AM
Please see Bruce Sanderson's article at:
http://members.shaw.ca/bsanders/printfromdos.htm
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Cari
(MS-MVP Printing & Imaging)

"Scott" <golden@uslink.net> wrote in message
news:42811485.9AB78DC7@uslink.net...
>I have a DOS invoice program that prints fine with Win95 and Win98.
> However, I could never get it to print from my Gateway 700X desktop
> with WinXP Pro...until I read a tip in PC World that said to "enable
> printer pooling". First, I configured my HP Photosmart (USB) printer
> connected to this PC. I enabled "printer pooling" and checked LPT1
> (the DOS printing port for this app) and the USB printer port. This
> works. I'd also like to be able to print to an HP722C printer on
> my Win95 machine through my Linksys wireless network. I can print
> anything else just fine from the XP machine to this printer hooked
> to my Win95 PC, but when I go to Control Panel/Printers, the "enable
> printer pooling" option is greyed for the networked printer. The
> printer shows that it's set for \\H Lan Manager Printer Port. (WinXP
> found this printer when I first set up the 700X desktop). Would this
> have anything to do with the fact that the HP722C drivers are not
> installed on the WinXP machine?
>
> Thanks!
> Scott
>


Re: Printing From DOS