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How to I get a Mac OS X.7.2 to print to  HP Laserjet 550DN

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Wow, New Boss has Mac Laptop version X.7.2  and only wants to print to the 55DN.

HP support says that it does not support that Version.

Is there a way or trick for me to get this to happen?

cjoego
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by:maximus5328
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OS X 10.7 supports HP Color LaserJet 5500 series printers out of the box. You do not need to install any extra software.
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by:Joseph Salazar
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I am attempting to print accross the network

I cannot find an Installer that will work...

Please point it out, so I may try.

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by:maximus5328
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I assume the printer is already set up on the network.
You don't need an Installer.
Open System Preferences on the Mac then open Print & Scan. Click on the '+' to add the printer.
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by:Joseph Salazar
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I have tried that but it wants the driver,

I have tried several different drivers including 3SI from the list only to have it fail.

Cjoego
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by:maximus5328
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OS X supposed to download and install the driver automatically at the time of printer setup. If it does not then you can download and install HP drivers manually:
http://support.apple.com/kb/DL907
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by:Joseph Salazar
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Do you have the Manual download page.

We cannot seem to find it.

Thanks
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Downloaded the driver and in it went.
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