usb to parallel cable

  Lardy FB 09:55 19 Feb 2003
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i have just bought a new printer for my mothers Patriot computer,unfotunately it only has a usb port where the original had a parallel port, can i buy a cble to get around this or do i need to alter the computer?

  stlucia 11:15 19 Feb 2003

The simplest, and probably cheapest, solution is to add a USB ports card to the computer. Check that you've got a spare slot, and check the computer spec. against the card spec. before you buy.

  jazzypop 11:24 19 Feb 2003
  stlucia 11:25 19 Feb 2003

A card is cheaper. Click here for an example click here

  jazzypop 11:56 19 Feb 2003

I don't disagree - simply providing an alternative, in case Lardy FB is not comfortable with installing a card.

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