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Setting Up a USB Printer

To set up a USB printer:

  1. Launch Parallels Workstation Extreme and choose the virtual machine.
  2. Open the Virtual Machine Configuration dialog by choosing Configure from the Virtual Machine menu. Make sure that the configuration includes a USB controller. If necessary, add it. See Adding a USB Controller.
  3. Open the USB Controller pane and make sure that the Enabled option is selected. Click OK.
  4. Start the virtual machine.
  5. Plug in the USB printer as a USB device. See Using USB Devices in a Virtual Machine.
  6. Install the native driver for the printer in the guest OS.