Strategi HPT to USB Printer Setup Instructions

Product: Strategi
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1.Printer must be connected via USB cable to local PC
2.Printer must support and have driver installed for PCL 5, 5e or 6

Setup Instructions
1.Install printer with the appropriate PCL drivers
2. Once printer has been installed, go to the Windows Start Menu and select "Printers and Faxes"
3. Find the USB printer, right-click and select "Properties"

4. Go to the "Ports" tab and check the "Enable printer pooling" box

5. Then check the LPT1 printer port. Ports LPT2 or 3 may also be used.

6. Go to the "Sharing" tab and select "Share this printer"

7. Enter the Share Name as "LPT1" (or whichever LPT port you added in the printer pooling steps above)

8. Click "Apply" and "OK" to exit the printer properties window

9. Go to the Windows Start menu, right-click on My Computer and select "Properties"

10. Go to the "Computer Name" tab

11. Note the Full computer name. In the example below, the computer name is actually the Full computer name minus the Domain. So "WS10" is the computer name here

12. Now launch the signed applet and send yourself a HPT print

13. In the Available Files window, click "Retrieve" on the print file. The Binary Printer window will display

14. Using the Computer Name and the LPT port you assigned to the printer, enter the path in the Binary Print window as \\computer_name\LPT_port

15. Click OK and the print should go to the designated printer. If it doesn't, verify setup steps above to ensure no steps were missed.