parallel port control prblem

This is a discussion on parallel port control prblem within the C Programming forums, part of the General Programming Boards category; i have a problem to access the parallel port with the borlandc on winxp.i know that on winxp the access ...

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    parallel port control prblem

    i have a problem to access the parallel port with the borlandc on winxp.i know that on winxp the access to such a port is privileged.so i downloaded the inpout32.dll file but i don't know how to use that dll file.i've read somewhere i have to copy that dll to the windows folder but it didn't affected.so please,could any one help me about this problem?
    i need guideline of what to do with that dll file.

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    This looked like a good guide to using it. LOTS of info available on Google for this driver.

    http://logix4u.net/index2.php?option...do_pdf=1&id=15

    I haven't used it myself, but this seems like a fairly easy way to control the parallel port in many versions of Windows, without altering your code.

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