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Printer doesn't work when use usb parallel converter.

When I use the Serial cable,select the port com1.It works,but it takes about 3 minute to print one label. So I buy the usb parallel converter.Then it doesn't work at all."the document failed to print" I change the port,usb001,usb002,LPT 1... restart computer,restart printer.It still doesn't work.

Does anyone know what is the reason? The parallel converter is good. Thanks a lot!

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    THUY Dec 27, 2013

    Did you find the solution other than forget about parallel converter? I need to use that port. I have been searching in the internet for the last few days to find the solution but I could not find anything help.

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Forget about using parallel converter. Just use the USB cable it works best anyway.

Easiest way is this.

1: Turn printer on. (Green light. ready to print)

2: DISCONNECT the usb cable from the PC.

3 DELETE the Zebra LP2844 & Zdesigner drivers from the printers & Faxes folder. Just highlight them and hit the delet key. Don't worry Iknow what I'm doing.

4: Plug in your USB cable back into PC.

Just sit back and wait, your PC will automatically detect your printer and re-load your driver software.

Send me the cheque now!!

Posted on Dec 04, 2009

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