screen shots (off topic)
dalen at czexan.net
Wed Jun 9 14:46:03 UTC 2004
Bob Chiodini wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-06-09 at 10:25, dalen wrote:
>>Chadley Wilson wrote:
>>>Does any one know how to get screenshots of your bios?
>>Lots of interesting replies. I haven't tried this myself, but you might
>>try and connect another computer to the printer port with a crossover
>>cable and set it to emulate a printer. Then Press printscreen on the
>>first computer during the boot process.
> Interesting idea, what would a printer crossover cable consist of? Is
> there a utility that can receive the data via a crossover cable?
> One other thought. Use the Print Screen key to a real printer and scan
> in the results.
I recall using laplink years ago before consumer networking. It could
copy files between 2 computers and use either a serial or parallel cable
http://www.nullmodem.com/LapLink.htm . I don't know if this would work,
but it seems theoretically possible. My hope is someone will chime in
with a "been there, done that, here's how".
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