connecting parallel ZIP drive to WINBOOK XP
Posted on 1998-03-20
I have a paralel ZIP 100. Installed with IBM thinkpad on Windows 95 - runs OK.
Tried to install on a WINBOOK XP (486/75). When I try to install on windows 95 it "cannot find tools drive". When I run "guest95" it does not find the drive. But installs OK with DOS.
INSTALL is 5.3 (I think tools too, could not find where is the version)
Any idea ? Is it because of the fact the WINBOOK is 486 ? Or the printer port is "legacy" ?
Another piece of info: Even with th Thinkpad 760 "guest95" does not work (when I connect the drive while computer is working). when I connect and reboot, the drive is there (in "my computer") and works fine.
Q. Is the problem known?
Q. How to bypass it?
Q. Any other idea?
I will double the points if the answer also solves the problem
Some more info:
Thhe PC does not have the EPP or other options for the printer port. There is NOTHING to set up with the port (bios). And a reminder: Works OK with DOS.
There is NO printer connected there.