USB Serial/Parallel adapter driver for Windows 98, Me, 2000, XP - ThinkPad General
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USB Serial Parallel adapter driver (Uninstall)
uninstall.exe
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4.0.1 04 Aug 2005
USB Serial Parallel adapter driver (Install)
usbpssetup.exe
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4.0.1 04 Aug 2005
This file provides the driver for installing the USB Serial Parallel Adapter, part number 22P5298, as a serial port and parallel port in Microsoft Windows 98, Me, 2000, XP.

This driver supports all ThinkPad models with an available USB port.
Additional information
This Additional information field contains the following sections

I. Installation instructions
II. Setting up a Serial device
III. Setting up a Printer device
IV. Uninstallation instructions

I. Installation instructions

Note: Perform the following steps after downloading and extracting the driver above.

  1. Power on the system and make sure the USB port is enabled and working properly.
  2. Download USBPSSetup.exe to a temporary directory on your system and run the file by double-clicking it.
  3. Plug the USB cable of the USB Serial Parallel Adapter into the USB port and Windows will detect it.
  4. If the warning message software has not passed windows logo testing appears, select Continue anyway.
II. Setting up a serial device

To connect the serial device, perform the following steps:

  1. Plug the serial device into the serial port of the USB Serial Parallel adapter.
  2. Plug the USB cable of the USB Serial Parallel adapter into the USB port on your system.
  3. Configure your serial port by going to the properties of your serial device and ensure that the port is set to USB Serial Port. Each serial device is setup differently.
III. Setting up a printer device

To connect the printer device, perform the following steps:

  1. Power off the printer and plug the printer device into the printer port of the USB Serial Parallel adapter.
  2. Power on your printer.
  3. Power on your system and plug the USB cable of the USB Serial Parallel adapter into the USB port on your system.
  4. If you have previously installed a printer device, click Start, then click Printers and Faxes. If the printer is not installed, go to Step 7.
  5. Right-click the default printer and then click Properties.
  6. In the properties window click the Details tab; then change the printer port to USB to Parallel Port.
  7. If you do not have a printer installed, click Start, then click Printers and Faxes, and click Add a Printer to open the Add Printer Wizard window.
  8. Click the Next button to continue to the Local or Network Printer selection.
  9. Deselect Local printer attached to this computer to have Windows XP Automatically detect and install my plug and play printer.
  10. Click the Next button to continue.
  11. When prompted for the port that the printer will use, choose USB001 (virtual printer port for USB).
  12. Click the Next button to continue.
  13. From the Add Printer Software window, choose your printer manufacturer and model from the list.
  14. Click the Next button to and following the remaining prompts to install your printer driver.
  15. Run Print Test Page to test printer connection.
IV. Uninstallation instructions for the USB Serial Parallel adapter driver

Before running the Uninstall.exe program, it is advised to shut down and save any applications or files being used as the system must restart to complete uninstallation. You may uninstall the USB Serial Parallel adapter device driver by double-clicking the Uninstall.exe file. You will be prompted to click OK to reboot your system.



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