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Accpac Plus and Win XP - Printing Problem

Accpac Plus and Win XP - Printing Problem

Accpac Plus and Win XP - Printing Problem

(OP)
I have upgraded to a WinXP workstation and have hit a problem.
(We are running on a NetWare network) On Win98 when you installed a printer there was an option to say one needed the printer for DOS and you could allocate a port – eg I allocated LPT4.

Now on Win XP, I cannot find where to do that.
I have tried starting Accpac as follows but still no joy:
net use lpt4:  \\PS521775\P1 /persistent:yes
G:\PLUS.EXE /WC:\Temp

When in Accpac I cannot print to LPT4, but if I Ctrl-D and go to DOS, I can issue the DOS command “dir>LPT4” and it works!

Any ideas? Really stumped….

Thanks
John

RE: Accpac Plus and Win XP - Printing Problem

Are you sure that Accpac can write to LPT4..our version here can only go up to LPT3..a real pain!!!

RE: Accpac Plus and Win XP - Printing Problem

(OP)
Thanks for response.
Yes, I am sure.
Under Win 98 and Win ME, I have had printing going to LPT4 and LPT5.  WinXP seems to be the problem.
Thanks
John

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