Macbook won't recognize printer anymore

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Tree Newt, Feb 28, 2010.

  1. Tree Newt
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    I have a 13" Macbook that, all of a sudden, cannot find my HP 4280 printer on my network. The Printer is plugged into my 21" iMac, and I'm using a Linksys router. I never had any trouble until recently, and when I open up the "Printers and Faxes" option in System Preferences, my printer isn't listed. When I click "add a printer", it's not there.

    I have cleared my printers and reset everything, but it hasn't fixed it. I can plug it in via USB and it recognizes it, but it won't find it via airport. Any recommendations?
     
  2. MacDawg
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    Do you have the latest printer driver installed?
    You might want to check the manufacturer's site and get the latest driver and update it first
     
  3. Tree Newt
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    Thanks MacDawg. I tried that yesterday, to no avail. This is blowing my mind.
     

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