Windows 2000 Tips

by Johannes Helmig [Published on 23 Jan. 2000 / Last Updated on 23 Jan. 2000]

Some non-network related Windows-2000 items, which may be helpful for you:

Support for IOMEGA Parallel-Port ZIP-drive:
Windows 2000 did NOT detect my Parallel-port ZIP-drive.

It was required for the Printer port to "Enable legacy Plug and Play detection":


I could have added a Registry key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Parallel\Parameters
name: ParEnableLegacyZip as DWORD_Value of 1:

Then, the Harward Wizard found the ZIP-drive as: "IMG VP0":

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The Author — Johannes Helmig

Dr.Johannes Helmig is working as Director, Technical Knowledge Management in the Belgium office of Gerber Technology where he is involved in Customer Service and internal training, with special interest in Networking.

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