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USB port connection

I have a Kenmore R/W 1900 Model 385.93200 and it only has a connection other than USB, but my new laptop only has a USB connection. How can I get the two joined???

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Re: USB port connection

I had the same problem. I bought a USB to Serial Adapter (IOGEAR). Works great. I believe I got mine from Wal-Mart last year for around $25.

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