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Not printing from mac computer

I have moved to a school district that has MAC computers and I brought my printer from home to be in my classroom. I connected the printer with a special cord to the printer. When I tried to print from Word to the printer ...the printer started but then blank paper was just sprewing out....and/or some computer language/digits printed on the paper. what do i do to have my printer print correctly?

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  • mcclara Aug 25, 2007

    GeorgeD...

    ok that is probably my problem....i didn't download anything for this printer to be recogninze by the MAC computer.....i do not have a cd or anything......

    when i plugged it in ...the computer recognized it but that was it...

    so how do i get my printer to be compatible???

  • mcclara Aug 26, 2007

    well...i really do not know what kind of mac it is ........i will look to see today.....thank you for your help

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Usually trash on the page (hearts and shapes) indicates an incompatible driver. Verify you have the correct driver installed.

Posted on Aug 25, 2007

  • George Dearborn Aug 25, 2007

    Well you didn't specify exactly which MAC OS X version you have. There are a variety at
    http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/BSC...


    the OS X 10.4 version is here


    http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/bsc...

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