Lion + HP officejet 8500A

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Lion (10.7)' started by Geomar7, Jul 30, 2011.

  1. macrumors newbie


    Oct 28, 2009
    After I have installed lion my printer-scanner (HP 8500A) drivers and software do not work.
    Have anyone faced the same problem?
    Please advice...:confused:
  2. macrumors newbie

    Aug 13, 2011
    I got both a converted machine to Lion and a new one with Lion.

    I use Wifi connection

    1. Connect the 8500a to the Wifi network
    2. Leave it on
    3. Go to printers and add a printer
    4. It should show your printer
    5. Once selected it will ask you to install the drivers
    6. Say yes
    7. Ready to go


    1. Use Preview
    2. Include Network scanners
    3. Select your printer

    Hope this helps
  3. macrumors newbie

    Jul 13, 2012
    The model number HP Officejet 8500A.

    Method 1:
    You may refer to the below links and use the troubleshooters. Check if it lists and helps resolve any issues: Open the Printer troubleshooter:

    Method 2:
    You may check if you have the latest drivers installed for the device. You may refer to the below link for getting the latest drivers and check –
    HP Officejet 8500A Driver

  4. macrumors newbie

    Sep 6, 2012

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