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I have just bought a new (Snow Leopard) iMAC. I have a HP 6 MP printer. I have connected the printer with my iMAC using a "USB to Parallel cable". I has printed. But now keeps shpwing in the Printer window on the computer screen "Off line". What to do?

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Check the connection of the printer to computer and download the imac version on hp.com

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Hp color laserjet 2550l need driver for my mac


Sir/Madam

The latest HP printer driver for devices listed below are built into Mac OS X 10.6. You do not need to download or reinstall any HP software for full printing functionality.
HP LaserJet print drivers are included in Apple's Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard DVD and also available via Apple Software Updates.

Please Visit official HP Printer website Below Link URL:
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Snow Leopard - HP LaserJet printer setup instructions
  1. Upgrade install from Mac OS X v10.4, 10.5:
If updating a Mac using the Snow Leopard DVD, the install process should automatically detect your previous HP printer queue, delete, and then create a new HP printer queue using the latest HP printer drivers included in Snow Leopard.
USB printers:
  1. Make sure printer is turnedOnand connected.
  2. Open a document to print, and then choose File , Print .
  3. Open the Printer pop-up and choose your printer.
  4. If you don't see your printer, choose Add Printer , and then selectMore Printersbutton.
  5. In the Name column, select the printer, then clickAdd.
Network printers:
You can connect to HP printers on your local network that use Bonjour, IP, and Open Directory, as well as shared printers connected to an Apple Airport base station.
NOTE:Apple does NOT support AppleTalk in new Mac OS X 10.6.
  1. Choose File , Print .
  2. Open the Printer pop-up menu and choose your printer. It may be in the Nearby Printers submenu.
  3. If your printer does not appear, choose Add Printer from the Printer pop-up menu.
  4. A dialog appears listing any Bonjour, IP, shared, and Open Directory printers on your local network. It may take a minute or two for your printer to appear.
NOTE:On larger networks, outside the Bonjour link-local network, your printer may not show up in the list. You can connect to the printer using IP. An IP printer is a network printer that uses TCP/IP protocol (such as JetDirect, LPD/LPR, IPP) to communicate with your printer. You need to know the IP address or DNS name.
  1. Click IP in the toolbar.
  2. Select HP Jetdirect - Socket in the Protocol pull down menu.
  3. Enter the printer's information available from printers front panel or printers network configuration page.
  4. The system should automatically bind to the HP print driver in thePrint Usingpull down menu.
  5. ClickAddto create the HP printer queue for your HP LaserJet.
Your computer can usually detect whether a printer has special accessories installed, such as additional paper trays, duplex unit, or extra memory. If it can't, a dialog appears that lets you specify them. Make sure the settings in that dialog accurately reflect your printer's installed options to enable full functionality.
  1. Clean install of Snow Leopard or setting up a new Macintosh with Snow Leopard already installed:
If configuring a new Mac running Snow Leopard or if performing a new or clean install of Snow Leopard:
For USB connected printers, the install process should automatically create a new HP LaserJet printer queue using the latest HP printer drivers included in Snow Leopard.
For network connected printers, follow steps below.
USB printers:
  1. Make sure that printer is turnedOnand connected.
  2. Open a document to print, and then choose File , Print .
  3. Open the Printer pop-up and choose your printer.
  4. If you don't see your printer, choose Add Printer , and then selectMore Printersbutton.
  5. In the Name column, select the printer, then clickAdd.

Network printers:
You can connect to HP printers on your local network that use Bonjour, IP, and Open Directory, as well as shared printers connected to an Apple Airport base station.
NOTE:Apple does NOT support AppleTalk in new Mac OS X 10.6.
  1. Choose File , Print .
  2. Open the Printer pop-up menu and choose your printer. It may be in the Nearby Printers submenu.
  3. If your printer does not appear, choose Add Printer from the Printer pop-up menu.
  4. A dialog appears listing any Bonjour, IP, shared, and Open Directory printers on your local network. It may take a minute or two for your printer to appear.
NOTE:On larger networks, outside the Bonjour link-local network, your printer may not show up in the list. You can connect to the printer using IP. An IP printer is a network printer that uses TCP/IP protocol (such as JetDirect, LPD/LPR, IPP) to communicate with your printer. You need to know the IP address or DNS name.
  1. Click IP in the toolbar.
  2. Select HP Jetdirect - Socket in the Protocol pull down menu.
  3. Enter the printer's information available from printers front panel or printers network configuration page.
  4. The system should automatically bind to the HP print driver in thePrint Usingpull down menu.
  5. ClickAddto create the HP printer queue for your HP LaserJet.

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I would check the web site and see what drivers are available there. We had the business inkjet printers at work years ago and if you still have it, you are doing better than we did. They bit the dust very early because they were so finicky to use, so slow to print and so expensive to get ink for.

There is a methodology to get drivers and that is to go with an older one of the same series to see if that would work. We did that with some of the newer HP inkjet printers as a means of troubleshooting printing issues. Sometimes the driver would fail and getting a driver for an older printer would demonstrate if the printer was working.

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Software and drivers are here: http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/support/consumer/printers_multifunction/pixma_mx_series/pixma_mx700#DriversAndSoftware (select OS from the drop-down menu then look for the notation of version 10.6). This site also has a firmware update for certain of these printers. Use the update with care, sometimes they will make a printer completely unusable.

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Hello,

They do make adater cables for such problems. Here is just one such example: Parallel to USB Cable

Make sure you get the correct 25 pin cable. They have this type also:

Parallel to USB Cable 2

You can search the web for more companies. Google parallel to usb printer cable.

After saying all that and checking your printer info, I see that the 840c has both a parallel and a USB cable port. See page 21 of the manual: HP 840c Manual

If you go that route, you will need a standard USB cable. The shorter the better, but no longer than a 6' cable. Make sure you follow the iinstallation instructions for the USB setup in the manual.

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For further information, go to this link. In the search box in the center of the screen, type "scan wireless to mac" and click the Search button. Review the various answers for details.

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Should work fine with an iMac.
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1. Try connecting the USB cable into different USB port of your Mac Leopard.
2. Make sure that your computer could detect other USB devices.
3. Try connecting the printer into different computer to see if the printer would be detected or not.
4. Use different USB cable.

If you get the same problem, you need to contact the printer manufacturer. I believe that it is more on physical connection.

Have a great day!

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i think my friend that there is no solution for your problem...
i heared this problem a lot o f time...but noone can fix it...
i think that hp fault for this problem..
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