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At a time 2 printer

Dear Sir

We require following system--

We require to interface two parallel port printer (one printer near toPC and second printer distance from PC to printer 50mtr) to our PC(operating system windows 98) and
Application software is dos based, both the printer will work at a time (same page will be print on both the printer).

kindly reply us at your earliest.
with regards
ashok chuadhary

sonal electronics
sankaripukur, near DIB office
Burdwan 713 103, India
mob:919732048919

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    Emelio Navaja May 11, 2010

    is the two computer connected to the network?

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Hello! Please follow the solution of lenny297
in which i cannot give you further solution because you did not reply my requested info.
thanks, melnavz

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You need to contact any technicians near you and ask them for a device called called a spooler, it looks like a network hub but for pararel connection, they old technology if u can get it. Good Luck.

Posted on Mar 06, 2008

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