Printing to USB port

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I have an HP 845 Inkjet printer connected to USB port.

How can I print a .PRN file from DOS Prompt to the
USB port ?

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If the .PRN file is of a suitable size, you can copy the DOS window output from the command prompt window to NOTEPAD and print it from there.

1) Open up a Command Window (DOS Window).
2) Open the PRN file with an acceptable viewer (or use the "TYPE" function to output the results to screen.)
3) Right click on the icon in the top LEFT corner of the command window, point to EDIT and click "Select All."
4) Right click on the icon in the top LEFT corner of the command window, point to EDIT and click "Copy."
5) Open Notepad and paste the output into Notepad.
6) File --> Print.

If that doesn't work, you could try the "Imprint" utility that can help you:

http://www.gallicrow.co.uk/Imprint.html

Best of luck.
I lookup for answers for this same problem and the only best solution I found is to put at memory 2 applications and configure them. Then, when you print to LPT1, your job will be saved as a file and the other application will send it to USB port.
  I hope it help you, find this answer here:

http://www.columbia.edu/~em36/wpdos/winprint.html#usbprint

God bless you,
Alexandre R.
I'm sorry Alex Goldberg, but the site I gave has a freeware named PrintFile, where you can configure a directory where everything you put there, it send to the printer spool. It would solve the USB problem.
  Yes, you're rigth when you said about the WordPerfect driver. I really didn't see it was only for WordPerfect because the name they gave it - "driver". But using the "PrintFile" is freeware and "dosprn" is not.

http://www.lerup.com/printfile/

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