You are are using vmware workstation and you have mount on your computer a PCIe LPT card. You are unable to connect this LPT port to your guest vm.
Uninstall VM-Ware and to Reinstallit
- We have use with success this PCIe LPT card : SCHEDA PCIE LPT ON AMAZON
- Attention : VMware Workstation and VMware Player do not support PCI parallel port cards