How to print .prn files?

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asked Jul 26, 2014 in 2D Printing Problems by Ronni Rona (120 points)
I am trying to figure out a way to print this .prn file in my windows pc through my not much old printer. I'll attach a file, please check it out and let me know.

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answered Jul 28, 2014 by Super_Admin (8,660 points)
Hello Ronnni,

 There's a simple fix to this,
First, you need to rename and set your printer as shared printer, and it's very important that you write down the name somewhere in a notepad maybe, because we'll need it and try to make it short without spaces.
Okay, next step, hold down "windows key" and press 'R', now we have the Run function on.
Type cmd and enter.
NOw we have the command prompt open.
NExt type this NET USE LPT1 \\your computer name \ the printer name
Copy /b \path\filename.prn LPT1:
NOw you'll be able to copy without having to issue command.


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