Windows 7 Pro HP 8200 Desktop and Sunix USB to Parallel Converter not working properly

Hi

I have just put a new PC in on a POS machine which is a HP 8200 i5 Windows 7 Pro x64

We have a Citizen CBM1000 connected to a Sunix USB to Parallel Converter

This converter has been taken from the Old PC which was working fine and put on the new PC and now not

In the Printer and Devices it is Listed a as IEEE-1284 Controller and in the unspecified group

The USB Virtual Port 001 is there not working properly and the old PC did not have this Unspecified Item

Can anyone help, Urgently if possible had this POS Terminal Down for a few days now

Thanks Adam
cdsausAsked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Can you use a Parallel to USB converter cable. I have done that in Windows 7 for a parallel printer. It might work better than an older card.
cdsausAuthor Commented:
Sorry that's what it is
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
If it is a converter cable, try a newer cable. That would be the simplest solution.

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nobusCommented:
try changing the lpt port setting in the bios to ECP, SPP or EPP
this may be of help also :  http://www.printerhacks.com/connect-a-usb-to-parallel-laserjet-printer-cable-using-windows-7/
cdsausAuthor Commented:
Sorry for late reply

All Repsonse where good not sure what is was in end, used a print server to resolve in which in end i used the USB2Par converter as well on the Print server and worked, so not sure why it stopped might have been windows getting in knot

Thanks for all your help

Adam
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Thanks for the update and I am glad you got it working.
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