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HP Officejet Pro 7780 will not scan on Mac Powerbook G4

I have had the HP Officejet Pro 7780 and have no problem printing but it will not scan to my Mac PowerBook it says there is no device found.

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  • wdsouthard Feb 10, 2009

    Thanks! Yes, reinstalled the drivers and all is good!

  • donferg82 Mar 23, 2009

    My computer is a MacBook Pro. It appears the problem is the same but the L7780 does not scan to my laptop. I have an old iMac desk top that has no more memory. I am trying to send a photo without luck as it will not go to the MacBook Pro.


    HELP!

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2009

    I'm having the same problem. I've downloaded all drivers, tried reinstalling. This just started yesterday out of nowhere, it was working fine until then

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YOU WILL NEED DRIVERS FOR THAT DEVICE.

WWW.HP.COM/MAC
HP OFFICEJET PRO DRIVERS MAC 7780
OR
HP OFFICEJET PRO 7780 MAC DRIVERS
OR
HP OFFICEJET PRO 7780 DRIVERS

AND

CONTROL PANAL GO INTO NETWORKING AND SHARING FOLDER

PRINTING SHARING, OR PROPERTIES SETTING NEED TO BE CHANGED

DOES THE SYSTEM SUPPORT WIFI

MAKE SURE THAT THE ANTIVURAS PROGRAM AND FIREWALL IS HAS STOPPED YOU SCANNER TO COMMUNICATE WITH THE MACHINE, JUST SOME FINE TUNNING IN THE FIRE WALL MAYBE ALL IT IS.

ROD

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As from this link , the drivers for most HP printers are already built-in to Snow Leopard. Thus, they didn't recommend reinstalling driver from your HP printer CD. Here are some excerpts regarding scanning feature on Snow Leopard from the link: Scanning: The Scanning interface is now built into Snow Leopard and supported with the Apple Image Capture application. Instructions follow. NOTE: HP Scan Pro software (from Mac OS X 10.4, 10.5) is not supported in Snow Leopard. The HP icon for HP Device Manager still in the dock after upgrade is not functional and should be removed. NOTE: Scan support from pushing the Scan button on the printer is not supported with this version of the scan interface built into Snow Leopard. Scan functionality is supported by scanning directly from the computer.
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Method three: Scan from Print & Fax > Printer browser
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Important Gotcha: If the Scan or Print icons do not appear in the Printer Browser window toolbar, you need to delete the current HP printer queue and add a new one, as follows:
  1. Close the Printer Browser window to return to the Print & Fax preference pane. Or, go directly to the System Preferences > Print & Fax pane.
  2. Select your HP printer in the list on the left.
  3. Click the - sign at the bottom of the list to delete the product from the list.
  4. Click the + sign at the bottom of the list to add the product back to the list.
  5. Select your HP printer, and then click Add to create a new print queue. The next time you open thePrinter Browser window, the Print and Scan icons should appear in the toolbar, providing access to Image Capture.

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I had the exact same problem but never could get my Mac to work wirelessly with my 7780 even though the box said it was wireless and worked with OSX....false advertising.  Enough of the problem though.
I set up my printer through my Airport Extreme network.  That solution worked sporadically.  I would get error messages that the computer could not open the printer.  I found clicking the "pause" print button and then clicking "resume" would often work but needless to say that became a pain.
So, my IT guy set the printer up through it's IP address over my airport extreme network.  The printed has worked flawlessly for the last week since this change but.....the fax no longer works and now the scanner takes about 3 minutes per page.
Overall, I have been a die hard HP fan for years but after the nightmares with the L7780, I will NEVER use another HP product.  The item cost me about $459 but I have lost or spent over $5,000 in diminished productivity and IT charges and it STILL DOESN'T WORK AS ADVERTISED!

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