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USB Not Connected

I just got  a IMAC computer and I am trying to hook up my C4200 printer the all in one series and I keep getting the USB not connected message in the window. What do I need to do?

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  • lstoepker Aug 30, 2008

    I am having the same problem connecting my hp photosmart c4200 to my iMac. I am getting the USB not connected message. help!

  • stevebowling Aug 30, 2008

    I am using an HP Photosmart C4280 on a Compaq PC. The printer & copy function are working fine but when trying to scan I get the message 'USB not connected' - can anyone help?

  • connallykyle Nov 01, 2008

    Not to ad to description, having the same exact problem on my IMAC at present.

  • westclocks Nov 28, 2008

    The USB is connected, but the message keeps coming up.



    Pamela, Peru

  • melgalo_123 Dec 12, 2008

    My printer keeps saying "USB cable not connected" and everything else works, please help me because I've uninstalled it like 50 times and reinstalled it and nothing works.

  • YaNk33FaN6 Feb 10, 2009

    im trying to scan a picture and i disconnected and connected the usb and it still says "Usb Not Connected"

  • Anonymous Feb 21, 2009

    im trying to scan a pic onto my macbook and it says usb not connected but it is connected!

  • xx1tibedooxx Mar 09, 2009

    usb not connected

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I will upgrade the HP software and let you know if it solves the problem.

Posted on Mar 17, 2009

if you have a mac, you probably have upgraded to leopard 10.5. the driver and software set is not compatible, you must go the hp site in the drivers section and get the new package that is compatible with 10.5
this should clear it up 

Posted on Nov 10, 2008

If you have a mac, you probably have upgraded to leopard 10.5. the driver and software set is not compatible (the scanner usually doesnt work), you must go the hp site in the drivers section and get the new package that is compatible with 10.5
this should clear it up 

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HP Photosmart C4280 All-in-One Series I am trying to connect to my printer...via wi fi... I am on a MACBook Pro Can't seem to connect Help!

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First..check through the HP icon here, to see if that printer has a IMAC driver

that might get you there...I'm sure that the USB ports on your IMAC are working..

you can check them with some other device, of course.

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So no solutions from the pros?

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