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Re: Need to find an application that will convert LPT1 output intoa USB printer drive.

Discussion in 'IBM Thinkpad' started by Oggy, Sep 13, 2010.

  1. Oggy

    Oggy Guest

    Angelo Campanella said the following..

    > One-by one such applications morphed into first image
    > printing, then USB feed only. Most of them I have been able
    > through Windows to satisfy printer output changes to the USB
    > port. But a few applications, sometimes critical to a report I
    > am writing, still output to LPT1 for rendering.


    > So what I need is a software item that will intercept the LPT1
    > data internal to my PC (a T43 ThinkPad, now headed for
    > obsolescence) and morph it into a conventional USB printer
    > output suited to the HP6122 or any other printer I must buy in
    > the future. I would think that Windows XYZ should be able to
    > do that in its sleep, but Microsoft has not thought of that
    > yet, I guess.


    Have you tried: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314499
     
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