Printer port:LPT1

Discussion in 'General Technical' started by Saudidave, Jun 17, 2010.

  1. Saudidave


    Jun 17, 2010
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    I have just inherited my daughters Toshiba laptop that is running Vista with all the security upgrades etc. I want to use it in my business for emails and running an old dos based construction estimating program that is called Conquest and has a parallel port security dongle.

    Because the laptop has no parallel port I bought a quatech expressport converter (bidirectional).The software says it can't see the dongle and won't work. In XP I had to set the dongle to see LPT1 via device manager.

    Is there a similar tweak in vista?
    Saudidave, Jun 17, 2010
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