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trying to use very old printer

trying to use very old printer

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Hi,

I am trying to share an old color Dot Matrix printer (Panasonic KX-P3124). It is plugged on a computer running windows XP and I want to be able to use it from my laptop running Windows 7.  The thing is, since this printer is quite old, there are no drivers for windows 7, so this makes the sharing a bit complicated.  I've tried using softwares such as PrinterShare without any success (it only gives errors as the job prints).  Any ideas for any software that might do the trick?

RE: trying to use very old printer

The Windows 7 driver appears to be here?
http://www.driverstart.com/start396036.html

Instead of sharing it from the XP computer, why not invest $15-20 on a used HP Jetdirect box off eBay and share it that way by IP address?

~cdogg
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