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parallel port driver

GIO

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#1
Can anyone tell me how to uninstall the driver for the parallel port driver,having a few pobs in that area as its caused my system to crash quite a a few times.

Why do i suspect the driver,well i checked event viewer in administrative tools and its pointing to that.

Maybe be connected to when i was jtagging.
cheers

PS Message in event viewer

Event Type: Error
Event Source: Service Control Manager
Event Category: None
Event ID: 7000
Date: 09/03/2007
Time: 10:27:02
User: N/A

Description:
The Parallel port driver service failed to start due to the following error:
The service cannot be started, either because it is disabled or because it has no enabled devices associated with it.
 

pritesh

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#2
right click "my computer" and select the tab that says "hardware". click on "device manager", this should open a new window, look for "ports (com&lpt). click on the + sign to expand the list, find your parallel card and right click on it. now you can either disable it or uninstall driver.
 

GIO

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#3
thanks will give it a go,wont no for a while if it works as it only crashes every so often, no pattern.
gio