Star LC-10 doesn't print
Posted on 1997-03-06
I am currently running NT4.0 WorkStation on a Pentium90,
containing a modem(IRQ7), netcard(IRQ10), soundcard(IRQ11), CD-ROM(IRQ15).
I have installed a Star LC-10 printer on the parallel port(using IRQ5)
My problem is that I can't get it to print anything at all.
When trying to print a testpage or a document from notepad, all I get is an error message saying:
Error writing to LPT1: for Document Untitled - Notepad: The device is not ready.
In the printer status window it says that the printer is off-line, but that is not really the case, because the on-line light is on! While trying to print, the printer resets itself in periodic 5 second intervals. I have no trouble getting it to print under DOS or Linux. The parport IRQ does not show in the WinNT diagnostics/resources, allthough it shows under the I/O-port and devices option.
I can't see any conflicts with other devices.
Hope you can solve this one!