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Installing new wireless printer hp office jet 6410 from my mac

I have managed to install the printer for usb connectivity  however when trying to change to wireless on my mac - i am having problems. the instructions given are 1) click HP Device Manager  2) From Info and Settings list choose Network Printer SetUp utility. Once i do this - my computer asks me to enter my admin password.  when i do this the network Utility (bouncing at the bottom) - disappears.  I have tried this a number of times with same result. The instructions say  - Follow onscreen instructions ..."  - but i never get there.  I have tried going to HP website for software update - but it says i have the latest !  can you help/

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  • Anonymous Sep 30, 2008

    Like he said...


    OfficeJet J6480, 10.4.11

  • Anonymous Oct 20, 2008

    same

  • Anonymous Feb 01, 2009

    I, too, am on a Mac. Successfully installed by USB, but cannot connect by wireless. Using the guide, went to HP Device Manager > Information and Settings. Asks me to connect by DHCP and displays IP addresses, subnet masks, etc. Won't let me install without checking DHCP. When I do check DHCP, the apply button is clickable, but when the settings are sent, it says it cannot connect. Reinstalled 3 times, same issues. Help!

  • kellyblankba Mar 19, 2009

    i have the same problem with my mac and an hp j6480! i would return it but already got rid of the box. can't keep it plugged in with usb if i use it as a fax since phone line is across the room. it tells me i have the wrong ip address and no matter how many times i uninstall and try again it won't let me do it. weirdly it will scan wirelessly but printer just says off line!

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Install driver without hooking up printer with usb. choose hp... (bonjour) then when it tells you to turn on printer and connect with usb don't! again it will come up bonjour. pick that device and voila! after 10+ times of installing and uninstalling i finally got it to print wirelessly! 

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I have installed my HP1640 all in one Printer but I can only print to fax & not documents from Word

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Hi
I recognize the importance of resolving this issue and I look forward in providing you with the necessary assistance you need.

Problem: Cannot get network on the Mac not specified
OS : MAC computer Windows installed on it
Printer Office jet 6500 Wireless.


Solution :
There are few thing which are required to know before we start trouble shooting

IMPORTANT : Before you can install the product, your wireless network must already be set up. (To set up your network, follow the instructions that came with your particular access point.)

IMPORTANT : Before you can install the product, you must have the following information about the network:
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For a new product:CD installation is a quick and easy method and if you do not have a CD, you can download the software you need.

CD installation : CD installation might not work if you are installing the product on a computer running a newer operating system that released AFTER the HP product released as the software on the CD is current to the date of the product release.

Downloading the HP Drivers :Downloading the software provides the best results for your older product. Even though it takes more time than using the CD, downloading the latest software can help you avoid installation issues. Downloading is also the recommended method if your computer operating system released after the HP product released. The software that you can download from the HP Web site is the most current software available for your product. HP often updates software and drivers AFTER the product and CD release to the market ..




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