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10-03-2002, 12:55 PM
I am using a Canon BJC-70 with a Laptop (old 486). My problem is that when I try to print, up comes an error msg saying that there was a problem printing to LPT1 (Printer Port). I have checked the configuration and this is OK and have subsequently downloaded and installed new printer drivers.
After all this the problem still remains. The printer is responding to a test print activated from the printer itself. Any ideas and possible solutions for the problem will be appreciated.Thank you.

10-03-2002, 01:29 PM
It could be setup wrong in the bios as the type of printer port. eg. epp/ecp etc.

Try different bios settings for the parallel port.

10-03-2002, 03:54 PM
Thanks KO - problem solved. Went in and changed bios settings and also found that LPT1 was disabled in Device Manager. Once both probs were corrected, the printer started to print.. Cheers