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Wont print on line

I have 6400 printer won't print online attached to pc using parallel port but the printer works offline coz i can print the configuration using printer panel...Any other idea what other things i can check?i tried to print using MS word but still wont print. replaced cmx board but encounter table mismatch error on panel. i try loading configuration but still cant load program from diskette using printer parallel port. I'll appreciate any assistance that you can share with me

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You may need to have some driver installed on your PC, that can be downloaded from some IBM printer web site, such as this one:

http://www.infoprintsolutionscompany.com/internet/wwsites.nsf/vwWebPublished/supportdownloads_ww

IBM does not manufacture printers any more, they outsourced that to other places like Lexmark & ProPrinter, so we have to figure out which outsource place is relevant & what name they have for whatever corresponds to 6400 driver.

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