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Mar 13, 2005, 07:07 AM
Hi all,
I have recently sold my Windows laptop, and now I am just left with my Mac, but before I sold it I didnt know that my Powerbook couldn't use the printer, does anyone know of any drivers or software for my Mac that could work a HP Officejet v.40, it doesnt matter if I cant use the scanner, fax functions because all I want to is print!!!

Thanks in advance for any help.

Mar 13, 2005, 07:22 AM
I have yet to find a HP printer that is not Mac compatible. Have you tried the HP website for driver downloads? www.hp.com

Oh and if for some reason you can't find the exact drivers, it might help to try and install drivers of a similar HP model.

Good luck!

Mar 13, 2005, 08:06 AM
Have you even tried to connect the printer? 10.3 has the drivers for most recent HP printers.

Mar 14, 2005, 02:12 PM
yea, i checked HP.com for drivers aand I have also directly connected thee printer and thried to set it up using Print Setup Utility

Mar 14, 2005, 04:18 PM
There dies not appear to be a drivers for your on the cups website, but worth keeping ypur eye on though. There may be a compatible driver on there take a look anyway.


You could also try this, it's HP's Opensource driver.


This one you have to compile


Or take a look at Gimp Print