Troubleshooting help printing to HP printer

Discussion in 'macOS' started by mimullin, Feb 25, 2010.

  1. mimullin macrumors newbie

    Feb 25, 2010
    I have a macbook running 10.5.8 and used to be able to print to the network connected (wired) HP Photosmart 6180 printer until recently. I installed a new driver as part of the trableshooting steps and while I can print a test page and see the status of the printer, I can't print from any applications like Word. I've tried all of the t-shooting steps I can find. What am I missing. The job acts like it's going to print and then the printer queue icon bounces with a caution symbol in front of it and the queue says connecting to print on port 631.... printer busy will try connecting again in <> seconds and there is nothing printing to it and the printer is silent. Your suggestions are appreciated.
  2. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere


    May 16, 2008

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