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If your computer uses an ECP parallel port configuration, it will
not work with the Para Port 2.  However, some computers, such as
Toshiba, so allow you to change the parallel port to another
configuration like bi-directional, which will work with the Para

The best way to determine parallel port compatibility is to run
the file "runme" in the Utility directory on the Disk 1 of our
Para Port driver set.  If the Mode test fails, an ECP port
configuration may be the problem.
Cmos Setup
Run cmos setup to change the parallel port to bi-directional.
Type "setup" at the dos prompt to initiate the utility that will
allow you to reconfigure the port to bi-directional.  
Some Toshibas come with a program, that runs in Windows, called
"hwutil."  Execution of this program will permit reconfiguration
of the printer port.
Windows 95
1. From the Start Menu, select the following:
     Programs| Toshiba Utilities |Hardware Setup |Hardware
2. Click the tab for "parallel/printer"
3. Click the radio button for "standard Bi-directional"

Toshiba T2
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How To Update Drivers Manually

After your driver has been downloaded, follow these simple steps to install it.

  • Expand the archive file (if the download file is in zip or rar format).

  • If the expanded file has an .exe extension, double click it and follow the installation instructions.

  • Otherwise, open Device Manager by right-clicking the Start menu and selecting Device Manager.

  • Find the device and model you want to update in the device list.

  • Double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  • From the Properties dialog box, select the Driver tab.

  • Click the Update Driver button, then follow the instructions.

Very important: You must reboot your system to ensure that any driver updates have taken effect.

For more help, visit our Driver Support section for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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