I am using an ADC11 on XP with software I've developed using Delphi 5. However, when the computer boots up, the output gets turned on, and even when turned off programmatically, other events (such as opening My Computer and running Paint) turn it on. I realise this must be because Windows is polling/accessing the parallel port and the ADC-11 just passes this output. I am trying to use the output to control an external device and I can't have it turning on all the time when not desired.
Surely if an output is to be used, it will be to drive an external device of some kind, so having such loose control over it makes it considerable less usable. Does anyone have any suggestions for solving this?