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The printer port is the big pink connector on the rear panel.
If it don't work try an USB printer or a USB to LTP adapter

Posted on Oct 22, 2013

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How connect a tcp ip printer.


Hi Kumar,
You can modify or change port in the printer driver to connect it through LAN cable. Please notice whether you use static or dynamic ip address. Please follow below step.

In the following step we will modify your existing USB connection. Check it out!

Step:
  • Open printer driver list.
  • Right click on the printer drive name (e.g Canon IR2270).
  • Select Properties.
  • Click Ports tab.
  • Click Add Port, then select Standard TCP/IP Port.
  • Click New Port.
  • Click Next on add port wizard menu.
  • Type IP Address (for static ip setting) or Printer Name (DHCP), then click Next (computer will search the printer).
  • When the printer has been found, finish the wizard.
  • Close Add Port menu.
  • Now you have new port represented by IP Address or Printer Name (with checked box active) in port list .
  • Click Apply.
Bingo! Now your printer ready to print via LAN. Sometimes printing right after setting this new port not always succeed. Don't be panic. Restart both of printer and the computer.
Next time you want to connect the printer via USB port so you change port back to USB. Just simply check on the check box next to USB Port in port list and click apply. You may need to restart both printer and computer too :)

Have a nice day!
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Jan 13, 2014 | Canon iR2270

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Which port should I use for my printer: com 4 serial port com 6 serial port com 8 serial port usb virtual printer port


depends how your printer connect
if you realy are connecting an old serial printer com1 or com2 should be fine as long as you do not have a mouse or a modem on them ...
if USB any port is fine
if parralel printer you are only likely to have one...

Mar 18, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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My lexmark 4300 series says incorrect port detected


Hello!

Yes the problem is with your printer port setting, to view or to correct the printer port setting,
- go to CONTROL PANEL
- click or open Printer or Faxes
- right click your Lexmark printer and click properties
- a menu will appear, choose or click PORT tab
- at the Port tab listing, choose USB port and click ok after choosing the right port.

then you should be able to print properly after the right configuration.

Hope I was able to help.

Jul 23, 2010 | Lexmark All-in-One Printer with PictBridge

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Cant load driver in port lpt1


AN IEEE 1284 port is a parallel port protocol. Lpt1 is a physical port on the PC that attaches to the printer.

Basically, the PC is telling you that it expects the printer to be connected to the LPT1 port on the printer and that it is expecting the printer to be conversant with the IEEE1284 protocols.

Given what you have described, you should not be having a problem connecting the PC to the printer.

Please let me know what the exact failure is and the make and model of the printer that is causing the communication between the PC and printer to go "Toes Up."

Don

Dec 11, 2009 | HP OfficeJet T45xi All-In-One InkJet...

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Printer only works on one USB port


You can swap thye ports areound on Vista, but Xp is more difficult. What happens is the USB is converted to an LPT port like lpt1 or 2. This remains in the device manager list because it is usally a fairly permanent object. USB printers are rarely totally USB, like other items. So windows fails to recognise the printer on other ports or, it will require a new installation for that port. With Vista you can go into Device manager and reassign a USB port to a printer port. XP is another ball game you might not want to play in.

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Sep 18, 2009 | HP Deskjet 5740 InkJet Printer

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USB port problems with hp printer


use 2.0 ports and not less than that.if still nothing works out,check your port connections or that of ur printer.

Jan 03, 2009 | HP DeskJet 3745 Printer

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Serial port on HP Laserjet 4M Plus


buy the adaptor for this these ports are called lpt ports they make adapters to run down to size

they also make a lpt printer port switch this is connected easy connect from printer to switch one printer cord then buy 2 other printer cords to hook to other computers
this is not a converter this is a switch

the printer cords can either be made on spot at most computer store or bought from fry's electronics they always have these in stock the proper lines your looking for

May 17, 2008 | HP LaserJet 4 plus Printer

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I need a new port


remove old router software, and it should open that port..then start from the beginning on installation of new router, then connect your printer.

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Pixma 160


Chances are you reconnected the printer to a different USB port and your default is still set up for the other port...

Look at your printer settings and chances are it set up the printer again for the new port.

Either change your default printer or move the cable back to the original port.

Jan 18, 2008 | Canon PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet...

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