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Virtual Usb Port Not Available In Printer Port Drop Down List


When trying to add a local printer (hp laser jet 6l) connected to my windows 7 professional dell laptop via a usb port, the virtual usb (usb001) port option is not listed in the printer port drop down list. There are no usb port options listed. Creating a new port does not work either.

Since the hp laserejet 6l requires a parallel port, which is not available on the laptop, i am using a usb to parallel cable. I have installed a driver for the 6l, which w7 recognizes. But the computer is not communicating to the printer. What needs to be done to get the virtal usb port (usb001) option in the drop down list?
 


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