New computer V.S Old Printer?

 Ok, so here's the problem, I have a new laptop, and an old Hewlett Packard Desklet 610 CL made in September 25, 1999, and a Asus, Windows 7, Intel Pentium Processer, with a CD drive, four usb drives, and a spot to connect to a T.V., yet this printer has a long several pronged input, and I don't have an output for it. SO, how can I either convert the printer into a USB connection, or just be able to use it with my computer? 

NachoMahma7 years ago
.  Depends on if it's serial or parallel, but you can find USB adapters for either. Serial will usually have a DB connector and parallel often has a Centronics connector (parallel uses a DB-25 sometimes).
Even with an adaptor cable you probably will not be able to find a suitable driver for that old of a printer.
leovinci5 years ago
Hello you need to buy a USB adapter cable / PARALLEL. To connect a printer to the USB port with a parallel port (DB-25). USB 1.0 (up to 12 Mbps). Connector: 1 USB type A male Connector B: 1 parallel male. Gold contacts. Length 1.8. Not suitable for configurations with Mac OSX.