Did you remember to install the motherboard chipset drivers? (From AOpen's
Cari (MS-MVP Printing, Imaging & Hardware)
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"Ronan" wrote in message
>I recently reinstalled Windows 98 in my AOpen computer.
> Now there is no LPT listed under ports (COM & LPT) in
> Device Manager. I have went to Add new hardware and and
> added the printer port but I get yellow exclamation mark
> when I finish and the printer still does not work. I have
> done this several times removing the printer and the
> printer port and reloading them both after shutting down
> the computer and restarting it. Every time the LPT port
> either does not show up or it has a yellow exclamation
> mark by it and the printer never shows up in Device
> Manager, even though it shows up when I click on the
> Printer Icon.