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how to print in dos mode using usb printer

By basheerkizhuvana ·
i have a usb printer connected throuh usb but i need print data from dos application how to do this..

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by IC-IT In reply to how to print in dos mode ...

First install the printer normally.
Then share the printer.
Then using the computer name and the share name map it so DOS understands.
net use LPT1 \\computer_name\printer_name /Persistent:Yes

Then you can send output to the printer or most DOS programs qwill pick it up. Here is an example;

http://www.decompile.com/dataflex/tips/usb_printer.htm

There are also some freeware programs that will do this for you. Just do a Google search using part of your question.
print in dos mode using usb printer

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