You may experience the following symptoms in Device Manager on a Microsoft Windows XP-based or on a Microsoft Windows 2000-based computer:
- When you click Show hidden devices on the View menu, you see an exclamation point in a yellow circle next to the Parport device that is listed under Non-Plug and Play Drivers.
- When you double-click Parport, and then click the General tab, you receive the following message in the Device status box:
- The computer was not equipped with parallel port hardware.
- The computer was equipped with parallel port hardware, but the parallel port hardware had been disabled in the ROM BIOS.
Article ID: 883253 - Last Review: Mar 29, 2017 - Revision: 4