Try going to the FILE option in the top left of your screen and select print there. I have no idea how to check the bios setting can some one tell me how to do that on windows xp? When enabled you should have the option to change its address, IRQ and mode. I am assuming you are issuing the print test page from you computer and not from an option on the printer. Yes No I don’t have a dog. Are you trying to print single letter size paper, or tractor feed? After making any necessary changes there, save and exit setup and boot into windows.

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Yeah, how is the parallel port configured in bios setup?

Check device manager and see if any problems show there. You shouldn’t remove or connect the parallel cable while the computer is under power.

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When this happens, I leave the device connected until I have powered off ‘just in case’. I just picked up an old citizen gx printer I used the parallel cable to hook it up installed the drivers and I still can’t get anything to print when I unplug the cable from the computer the printer makes a nose and when I plug it back in it makes a nose but I cant get anything to print.


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You can do this with USB cables, but when disconnecting, should first use the ‘remove device’ facility. Yes No I don’t have a dog. I would remove any printers no longer used including their driver s.

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Here’s some info on mode configuration: Are you using a printer icon or keyboard command to print something? Oh, I’m on the other side of the country, in Albuquerque.

Never connect s a parallel device to a serial port, and vice versa, as the voltages differ and something will blow. That said, they are part to the BIOS settings that can be user changed. The key to press should show on the posting or logo screen when you first turn on the computer.

Cituzen need to select the correct type of parallel port in the BIOS for the printer to work correctly. Hi Jack, adding to OtheHill’s post.

Over a Month Ago Time Zone: You should check the printer manual asto how to find out if this is the case. Do you know for sure that it works? Bios setup is before windows starts booting.


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Net is the opinions of its users. I have no idea how to check the bios setting can some one tell me how to do that on windows xp? Thank you so much I can’t thank you enough. Are you trying citizrn print single letter size paper, or tractor feed? First make sure the parallel port is enabled. It’s an older printer and just needs citizeb basic unidirectional or maybe bidirectional but it won’t hurt to try them all.

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You will then see a screen showing the default printer, which you probably need to change using the drop down menu there. Thousands of users waiting to help! I need help fast!

On Control Panel, under ‘Printers and Faxes’ it shows which printers are currently installed, plus options to add a printer and trouble shoot. Best to use a IEEE rated cable.

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