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Is there an equivalent command from DOS to "type (filename) LPT1 I can use on a newer notebook computer running Windows XP that does not have any LPT ports? I use some older DOS software that in my business and need to be able to redirect the output from DOS to a USB port.
This is an interesting question .... I never thought much about using a USB printer in DOS!
Well ...this is probably the easy fix :
Program called dos2usb which claims to do exactly what you want (15 day free trial download ....$19.99 to buy the program)
The harder fix that won't cost anything is to do some network jiggery pokery to redirect data sent to a parallel port to a usb port. Here's a link on how the folks at Dataflex did it :
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