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Initialize and Test Printer (LX-300+) in windows 200/xp

Posted on 2006-10-26
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The codes below iniatialize and test printer LX-300+ using windows 2000/xp but it does'nt work. Is there anything that I forget?


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// Initialize the port
#include <dos.h>

union REGS regs;

regs.h.ah = 1;
regs.x.dx = 0;
int86(0x17, &regs, &regs);

// Test if Online

#include <dos.h>

union REGS regs;

regs.h.ah = 2;
regs.x.dx = 0;
int86(0x17, &regs, &regs);

if (regs.h.ah) printf("Printer is not ready.");
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deepu chandran earned 125 total points
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Hi,
Just go through this example program then you will get an idea,
http://ftp.wayne.edu/kermit/a/msphpl.c
Deepu
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