Article ID : S500009022 / Last Modified : 11/04/2018

When I operate my host PC, to which a guest PC is connected with a parallel cable via Direct Cable Connection, to put it in the standby mode, I cannot re-connect the guest PC to the host.

    When I operate my host PC, to which a guest PC is connected with a parallel cable via Direct Cable Connection, to put it in the standby mode, I cannot re-connect the guest PC to the host.

    When I operate my PC, to which a guest PC is connected with a parallel cable via Direct Cable Connection, to put it in the standby mode, the host PC normally enters into the standby mode with a dark screen and then it is disconnected from the guest PC.

    After that, when I press the power button, the PC starts normally. But the window of the cable connection dialogue of the host PC shows a message, "Initializing parallel cable on LPT1".

    Even though I try to establish connection again from the guest PC, I cannot do it.

    Refer to the following procedures.

    (Operational Procedures)
    When such a symptom occurs, you can avoid it by either of the following methods.

    Method 1
    On the host computer, displayed "Device Manager" by going to [Control Panel], double-click at [System] icon and click the "Refresh" button.

    Method 2
    If the problem still persist, you may need to restart the host PC and run the direct-cable connection again. After restart disable the power management to prevent the computer to go into stanby mode again.