W7 USB or Serial Port to Parallel Port Printer

  David4637 21:07 03 Feb 11
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I want to connect my W7 PC via the above to a Parallel port on a HP Laser Jet (HP 6L)very old printer, which works OK on XP.
Questions -
1. Can I determine whether W7 has the driver before I buy a suitable device?
2. What cable would be suitable?
Thanks David

  mgmcc 07:42 04 Feb 11

Drivers are available for both 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7 from click here

The best solution would be to install a Parallel Port PCI card in the PC click here otherwise otherwise a USB to Centronics cable click here

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