- on Computer/Software/Internet
- Published in issue 2/2008 on page 72
Vista versus LPT
Deathblow for the printer port?
Last month in this column we described the problems in our lab concerning the use of
Vista. The biggest stumbling block appeared to be the parallel printer port. This port is eminently suitable when designing cheap programmers, JTAG-interfaces and the like. With Vista, the new operating system from Microsoft, it appears to be very difficult for electronics enthusiasts to use this very useful interface.