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AR# 10942

*Obsolete* 3.1i JTAG Programmer - "ERROR: Cannot find parallel port" (Windows 2000)


Keywords: Parallel, Cable, Windows, 2000, parallel, port, JTAG, Programmer

Urgency: Standard

General Description:
I am running Foundation Series 3.1i or JTAG Programmer software on a Windows 2000 machine; when I attempt to connect to the parallel port, the following error is reported:

"Cannot connect to or find the parallel port"


This error occurs because Legacy Plug and Play support for the LPT port needs to be enabled. Do this by following these steps:

1. Right-click on "My Computer" and select "Properties."
2. Click on the Hardware Tab.
3. Click on the Device Manager Button.
4. Double-click on "Ports."
5. Double-click on the Printer Port (LPT1).
6. Click on the Port Settings Tab.
7. Select "Enable Legacy Plug" and "Play detect."

You will not need to reboot.
AR# 10942
Date 09/22/2005
Status Archive
Type ??????