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Printer doesnt print on leopard in mac

I had it plugged into my pc and want to test it on the mac.it doesnt print my documents.I have the latest drivers already.
I get printer in pause mode etc.

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  • Anonymous May 14, 2008

    Same problem - my printer works great with my Dell XPS, but even after reinstalling all the drivers, and getting to the printer interface that shows the jobs, it says "stopped" in the status. Single clicking resume does nothing, Double clicking the "Resume" button gives me a popup that says, "client-error-not-possible". Help!!

  • Anonymous Aug 25, 2008

    I also have same issue.I updated to version 1.22 drivers on mac and still the same.
    It worked on PC.


  • Anonymous Nov 17, 2008

    I have the same problem trying to print to a USB connected Dell 5210n. This printer prints fine on my network, but when I direct connect it via USB, the printer just pauses. When I hit resume, I get "client-error-not-possible"

  • Phyllis Risdon
    Phyllis Risdon Nov 27, 2008

    I have the same exact problem...downloaded the setup directions from Brother's website and followed those (turn off computer, unplug printer, plug usb printer cable into computer, plug in printer and turn on, start computer). It found the drivers but it just won't print....hasn't SOMEONE figured this out yet?? I have 2 brother printers that I use and neither one works now with my upgraded computer running 10.5.
    RATS....
    Phyllis in Dexter


  • jasontobias Dec 22, 2008

    same issue here. wish there were a solution out there worth trying.

  • jazzyboi Dec 24, 2008

    I have the same problem with my new iMac 24". It works fine with my Macbook Pro using the same OS ver 10.5 and print seamless with it when I install the printer driver provided in the box. However, recently, I just got the iMac and installed the printer driver from the disc provided and it still doesn't work. It gave me the "client-error-not-possible" message. I wonder what went wrong. It couldn't be the hardware but the software problems i believe. Anyone has any solutions as to how to get this teethy problem out of the way?

  • Anonymous May 16, 2009

    Client error not possible message when trying to print using HL 2040 on Mac OS 10.5

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