Choose Start, Settings, Printers to get to the printer dialog box. This will tell us whether the problem is in the printer or your computer. Quit other programs and try printing again. Join Date Dec 2000 Location Dallas, TX USA Posts 2,916 Can you install the printer on a friend's computer? http://linuxprofilm.com/there-was/there-was-an-error-writing-to-lpt1-for-the-printer.html
For further information please refer to the Microsoft website Return to top Contact Sage Contact Sage UK Contact Sage Ireland Feedback Sage Information Terms and conditions (pdf) Sage UK Ltd. Restart your computer and printer Switch your printer off then back on, confirming that the printer is on line. No luck. Note: these lines may look different for different printers.
Stay logged in Sign up now! SOLUTION: Disable the bidirectional communication in the driver. We are now investigating the problem. I have been struggling with this printer error since Christmas.
This is a list of what is running: Explorer Naviscope Toolbar Realplay Stms Srstray Wswpd Aoltray Erbrr If you recognize anything conflicting, please let me know. Check out Good Gear Guide's broadband speed test -- PCWorld2011 -- Default Mobile Style Contact Us PC World Forums Archive Web Hosting Privacy Statement Top All times are GMT +12. Reply With Quote February 16th, 2003,06:14 PM #8 jdc2000 View Profile View Forum Posts Site Moderator Join Date Feb 2000 Location Idaho Falls, Idaho, USA Posts 14,392 I'd check the BIOS phobiussno, Feb 2, 2000 #2 DTSheets Thread Starter Joined: Feb 2, 2000 Messages: 13 I sure have and didn't see anything.
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I had earlier uninstalled the driver(s) on at least four occasions and had dismissed that as being the problem, until I remembered, as you will see on an earlier post, that You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. On the keyboard of life, always keep one finger on the escape key. Step 1 - Restart your computer and printer.
To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. http://support.lexmark.com/index?page=content&id=SO30&actp=LIST_RECENT I had the same #2 error message and reconnecting the cable to the motherboard fixed it. Quick Navigation PressF1 Top Forums PressF1 PC World Chat Site Areas Settings Private Messages PS The Epson 70 does not support printing from DOS but the Epson 80 does. Register Help Remember Me?
BUT, I keep getting about three errors about the Win.ini configuration. get redirected here All rights reserved Error writing to LPT1, printer error, LPT1 is used by another device driver, Err Document ID: 94000455 Posted Date: 1996-08-19 Last Updated: 1996-08-19 Distribution: View Note: This error may be caused if the port is set up as an ECP (Enhanced Capability Port). I have changed the printer cable and still get the same result.
DTSheets, Feb 2, 2000 #7 phobiussno Joined: Nov 21, 1999 Messages: 718 Great to hear of your progress...What are the current messages and we can probably help..?Most likely there are still It may be in use by another program. If it prints OK, then you may have a driver problem. http://linuxprofilm.com/there-was/there-was-an-error-printing-to-lpt1.html Many thanks BobUK Last edited by BobUK; February 18th, 2003 at 05:04 PM.
Device manage gave no indication of problems. All rights reserved. Reply With Quote February 12th, 2003,01:21 PM #2 jerryctx View Profile View Forum Posts Virtual PC Surgeon!
Thankyou 10-02-2001,10:34 PM #2 Guest Re: Printer- won't print error writing to lpt1 first thing to do is boot into dos mode or boot of a floppy into dos. The BIOS setting was EPP so I changed it to read EPP + ECP The connections are made directly to the motherboard which is a GA-71XEH VIA KT133/KT133E AGPset, if that Thank you once again. It may be a conflicting App/prog with that printer...BOL and keep us posted..
I hope that you can understand my "non-technical" jargon, and also understand my gratitude to you both for the info. If possible, try the printer on a different computer (my guess is the problem will move with the printer). Step 3 - Print a Windows test page. http://linuxprofilm.com/there-was/there-was-an-error-found-when-printing-the-document-lpt1.html Or were they?
I even shut down each task one by one and tried printing after each, but no good. BobUK PS When I connected the printer/computer and tried print..part of the page printed, albeit in broken parts, then it hung. Have tried uninstalling printer etc there is sometimes a conflict but doesnt say what with. Reply With Quote February 12th, 2003,02:02 PM #3 BobUK View Profile View Forum Posts Virtual Resident Join Date Mar 2001 Location NEW MILTON, Hampshire, England Posts 592 Thank you jerryctx I
If you connect to a network printer, ensure your printer driver displays the correct printer port and path to your printer. PCWorld Home Forum Today's Posts FAQ Calendar Community Groups Albums Member List Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links View Forum Leaders Who's Online What's New? The problem was, I believe, to have been a "driver problem" as was indeed mentioned earlier. Here is the last and final chapter of this epic event: During boot up, I would get this message Cannot find a device file that may be needed to ruin Windows
On the keyboard of life, always keep one finger on the escape key. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. The Windows registry or SYSTEM.INI file refers to this device file, but the file no longer exists. So what I have done is: *Printer is connected properly and powered *No scanner or anything else connected (just keyboard/mouse/speakers/monitor) *Removed all NEC files. (Even from the registry) *Installed the printer
On the keyboard of life, always keep one finger on the escape key. Sign-in Register Site help Skip to ContentSkip to FooterLaptops & tablets Business Premium Gaming Standard laptops Workstations Convertibles & detachables Tablets 3-in-1 Desktops Business Immersive Gaming Towers Workstations All-in-ones 3-in-1 Printers Try this stuff first and see how it goes. 12-02-2001,01:53 PM #3 Guest Re: Printer- won't print error writing to lpt1 Check the ribbon cable inside the computer from the port I have checked all connections and all seem ok.