How to wirelessly print to a HP printer hooked up to a windows pc

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by ILOVEMYMBP2.2g, Jun 24, 2007.

  1. ILOVEMYMBP2.2g macrumors regular


    Jun 23, 2007
    I was just wondering if anyone knew of any websites or knew yourself how to print to Hp deskjet printer that is hooked up to a windows pc. I would love to print from my macbook pro to my printer that is downstairs wirelessly. My printer is hooked into my windows xp pc and then i have have a router hooked up to the pc. Ive tryed i just cant figure it out. Thanks
  2. mad jew Moderator emeritus

    mad jew

    Apr 3, 2004
    Adelaide, Australia
  3. gsahli macrumors 6502a


    Jun 1, 2007
    mad jew is right for the setup, but there are also issues with driver. The HP-provided driver won't work for network printing - it was written to only support USB. (HP does provide network drivers for non-postscript printers that include built-in ethernet or wireless - the more expensive models). Most models are supported by Gutenprint or hpijs + ghostscript, found here:

    (Gutenprint is an update of the Gimp-Print version included in OS X.)

    Here's a guide for setup:

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