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I recently upgraded a small company's computers. The new computers did not have parallel port cards so I bought a few parallel to USB adapters. These work fine on the local workstation, but if I then share the workstation and another workstation attempts to print via this printer, it doesn't see/use the printer fonts. Is there a way to correct this other than getting a parallel port card or replacing the printer with a newer model?

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If the printer's only connection option is a parallel port...I would replace the printer. With a networked one so you don't need to deal with sharing from the workstations. –  Grant Nov 20 '13 at 4:29
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Printer fonts are still a thing?!? –  EEAA Nov 20 '13 at 4:31
    
I know, I know - these are impact printers (dot matrix) used for making carbon copies when printing invoices, tickets, etc. They are used in industrial settings where high reliability in poor working conditions is required. –  David Mackey Nov 20 '13 at 14:44

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