Wednesday, 6 January 2016

Virtual USB port is missing on Windows 7

Hi All, it has been a long time since I have posted last blog. I was away for a while during Christmas time. Today, I am going to share information about how to get virtual USB port in drop down list while installing local printer (USB) on Windows 7, if it’s not available by default.

I followed below steps to add virtual USB port to add USB printer to Windows 7 PC.

  •          Click on Start. Go to Devices and Printers.
  •          Click on Add Printer.
  •          Select Add a local Printer
  •          In Choose a printer port box, select Create a new port option.
  •          From the drop down list, choose Local port and click on Next button.
  •          Port Name dialog box will appear. Type port name USB001, click on OK
  •          In the step, choose appropriate printer driver from list or provide a driver disk to complete printer driver installation process.
I hope you may find this very useful.

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