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vrf Parallel port control in Windows 2000

Question asked by VRFuser on Feb 7, 2005

Warren,

BIOS setting are parallel address and set the mode...ECP..or ..

Han
-----Original Message-----
From: Mike Groves [mailto:mike@grovesnet.org]
Sent: Monday, February 07, 2005 5:44 AM
To: VRF
Subject: [vrf] Re: Parallel port control in Windows 2000

If you haven't already, you might want to check the BIOS settings of the
PC's
that don't work. There are often several options you can set for parallel
port
operation and if it's set incorrectly, it might not work with your VEE code.

Cheers,
Mike Groves

> I have a VEE program that writes to the parallel port.  It uses
PPPPAPI.DLL
> and VEEPPAPI.H which I downloaded from the Agilent site ages ago.  It's
been
> running fine under Windows 2000.  But now I want to set up another test
> station running this software, and I find that the part that writes to the
> parallel port doesn't work.  Investigating further, I found it works on
some
> PCs but not others.  All are windows 2000.  Doesn't matter if I log on as
> administrator or not.  Am I missing something?  Is there some setting on
the
> PC I need to "turn on"?  I know there have been threads on this before,
but
> a quick search didn't throw up anything that answers this.  Thanks.


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