|Jun 19, 2013, 12:14 PM||#1|
Add Printer with IP address
Hi, I'm new to MAC OS X 10.8.4, basically windows user.
How to connect my company Printer "HP LaserJet M5025"
to my MAC via WIFI
The problem is i need to add IP address, Username and Password to take a printout.
My IP Address for printer is like "\\192.168.2.2\printer1"
My username for printer is like "Companyprinter\ZZZ"
Password is "xxxx"
In WINDOWS, I go to RUN and enter "\\192.168.2.2\printer1" then username and password, so it easily connected to the printer.
But, i don't see the option to enter username and password in MAC
|Jun 19, 2013, 12:28 PM||#2|
In my experience, HP drivers for Windows were horrible but their drivers for OSX are great. Perhaps you can add the printer in system preferences and find it that way instead of mapping a drive to the thing (which is what the windows command you are using would appear to do).
Another thing to do is point a web browser at the printer ip address. There could be some settings there that make it easier for you to connect. I wouldn't bother downloading drivers from HP unless you are sure they aren't included with OSX. There were over 3GB of printer drivers included with OSX the last time I checked so chances are your Mac already knows how to print to your HP printer.
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