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Printing CD/DVDs I recently upgraded my mac to run 10.4.10. Since then the printer will be not respond to printing cd/dvds. The red light comes on and the message on the printer says to close the cd drawer. Sometimes the printer utility doesn't even recognize anything printing! Please help as I have to turn in this cd to a client tomorrow.

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Try reinstalling the driver and PrintCD utility. The utility was never designed to be run on anything much after 9 and Epson no longer use the PrintCD software. You may have to find an alternative product to PrintCD.

Posted on Sep 16, 2007

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