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Old January 10, 2009, 01:03 PM
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Default Add parallel port on Gigabyte EP45-UD3P

what do Ineed to get to add an interface for a parallel printer that I still prefer to use, the motherboard does have an LPT interface
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Old January 10, 2009, 01:29 PM
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I presume the motherboard does not have an LPT interface... then

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Old January 10, 2009, 01:42 PM
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Why not use one of these ? This will free slots on your PC - I've used this for my old HP DeskJet 712C printer that I sine upgraded to an EPSON with USB. You won't need a parallel port, plugs to USB, and is compliant to the standards, supports bi-directional printing, and faster.

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