You can capture data that a running program sends by directing the output to an output parallel port. You can view the data by reading the output file.

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In the Inventory panel, select the virtual machine to modify.

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In the Commands section of the Summary tab, click Add Hardware.

The Add Hardware wizard opens.

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Click Parallel Port.

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Click Output file.

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On the Properties page, type the path and filename for the output file or click Browse to navigate to the file.

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(Optional) To connect this virtual machine to the host’s serial port when the virtual machine is powered on, select Connect at Power On (the default) and click Next.

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On the Ready to Complete page, review the configuration summary and click Finish.

The operating system detects the new parallel port the next time you power on the virtual machine.