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    Why USB Printer is not working on OS X Mountain Lion?

    Hello, I have attached a USB printer to my OS X Mountain Lion machine, but I can nowhere see a printer device on my system. Before attaching the printer, I have read the manual of it and installed all the necessary drivers on my machine, but still after connecting the printer to mac there is no recognition in the machine. How do I fix this?

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    chotaustadelectrician Array
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    Re: Why USB Printer is not working on OS X Mountain Lion?

    hello friend ,
    USB printer is not working on os x mountain lion because its many reason
    1. problem in usb cables
    3. problem in softwear
    4. problem in driver
    5. problem in usb device
    solution this problem
    1. check all usb cables
    2. re install drivers and softwear
    solve this problem
    thankyou friend

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    Re: Why USB Printer is not working on OS X Mountain Lion?

    Dear Friend...

    The problem might be occur in your following things:-
    a) USB Cables,
    b) USB Sockets
    c) Drivers is missing

    Solution:-

    a) First you ensure that you have connected all the cables and wires in your printer including your MacBook device as well. There might be a chance that your one of your cable is faulty or you missed to plug-in the power cable to the power supply because even after connecting all the USB Cables, you forget to connect the power cable to the printer or with power board.

    b) Once you ensure this step, you must install the drivers in your MacBook device because without installing drivers, you can't find your printer even after connecting cables with your device as well. There is a driver disc comes with your printer, which you need to run in your MacBook disc drive and install all the necessary software.

    Once the installation complete, restart your device and now check the status of your printer in your MacBook, it is connected now.

    Thank you...

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    Re: Why USB Printer is not working on OS X Mountain Lion?

    dear sir
    many option is solved your problem .
    1. you check your printer connectivity in pc .
    2 you check in window in printer software .
    3 check the printer data cable .
    4 you restart the pc & unistall the printer software .
    5 you download the printer software & install the software .
    6 you check proper connectivity check your problem .
    i sure solved your problem .

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    Re: Why USB Printer is not working on OS X Mountain Lion?

    Hello friend,


    I have the solution for your problem just do as i say..........

    1.Firstly check that you have connected your printer correctly or not.

    2.Then you check that the power connection is alright.

    3.If that is not your problem then the problem is wit the drivers.

    4.So you try to update your Printer drivers.

    5.Still if you have the problem try to reinstall them.

    Have a nice day...........


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    Re: Why USB Printer is not working on OS X Mountain Lion?


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    Troubleshoot:

    :: Then try to restart the Mac system.

    :: After than install the latest driver related to USB printer.

    :: After installing the driver you need to check it is working or not..

    :: Try to delete the driver and connect the printer,so that it will automatically
    install the compatible driver.

    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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    Re: Why USB Printer is not working on OS X Mountain Lion?

    Dear Friend....

    If you are still not getting the printer in your MacBook device, it means the problem lies outside but not in your printer.
    It might be possible that the USB you are using for connecting your printer is might be damage or not compatible.
    For testing this, you need to try any other USB and if the new USB works fines then the problem is surely lies in your previous USB.

    The next issue could be Printer. It can be possible that the printer you are using might have manufacturer defect.
    For this, you can install printer with any other device and if still it doesn't work over there, then it means the printer has been defected.
    For this, you need to contact with your customer support center.

    Thank you...

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    jonisaini5 Array
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    Re: Why USB Printer is not working on OS X Mountain Lion?

    hi,

    dear this problem may be due to the following reasons :
    1 may be the cable you are using is faulty and if you want to check it then connect a new cable with it if it will works it mean you have the problem in cable.
    2 may be the driver of the printer not install properly so to solve this re install the driver again.
    thanks.

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    Re: Why USB Printer is not working on OS X Mountain Lion?

    hi,

    dear this may be due to the following problems :
    1 may be the software of the printer are not installed properly.
    2 also may be the use of the faulty wire .
    so check these problem and after that you will be able to solve this problem.
    that`s all.

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    Re: Why USB Printer is not working on OS X Mountain Lion?

    Hello Dear Dude ..


    Go to the following steps carefully

    Open the below link in a web browser


    http://localhost:631/printers/



    Click the " MODIFY PRINTER BUTTON "

    So after that Click CONTINUE

    And then go to the Device pop Up menu .. select Unknown USB

    Click CONTINUE

    Again click on Modify Printer

    Enter the Administrator username and password



    That is it


    VERY GOOD LUCK

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    Re: Why USB Printer is not working on OS X Mountain Lion?

    hello sir


    i want to tell you .plz check the printer cable and plz check the printer software and re install and then restart your mac .and then use successfully use printer .that's problem solve

    thanks..................

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    Re: Why USB Printer is not working on OS X Mountain Lion?

    The issue might occur when:-
    -Proper drivers are not installed.
    -Drivers installed are outdated.
    -The connection was not perfect.
    -Settings have been misconfigured.

    The solution to your problem is:-
    -Ensure the connection has been done properly.
    -Try different ports of your system.
    -Go to the settings.
    -Enable allow external devices to connect option.
    -Save the settings.
    -Disconnect the device and restart the system.
    -Try to reconnect.
    -If still problem persists,download the latest and compatible drivers for the printer.
    -Install them correctly.
    -Restart the system.

    Your problem will be solved.

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