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*Try removing and reinstalling the printers from the print center.  
 
*Try removing and reinstalling the printers from the print center.  
 
*If you having been using the generic print drivers, try using specific drivers for the printer in question. Some driver download sites for common manufacturers of printers on campus:  
 
*If you having been using the generic print drivers, try using specific drivers for the printer in question. Some driver download sites for common manufacturers of printers on campus:  
**[http://welcome.hp.com/country/us/en/support.html?pageDisplay=drivers Hewlit-Packard]  
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**[http://welcome.hp.com/country/us/en/support.html?pageDisplay=drivers Hewlett-Packard]  
 
**[http://opd.usa.canon.com/opd/controller?act=OPDDownloadDropDownAct Canon]  
 
**[http://opd.usa.canon.com/opd/controller?act=OPDDownloadDropDownAct Canon]  
** For more details on finding printer drivers see [[Finding Printer Drivers]].
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**For more details on finding printer drivers see [[Finding Printer Drivers]].
 
*Occasionally, repairing Disk Permissions with the Disk Utility will resolve printing problems.
 
*Occasionally, repairing Disk Permissions with the Disk Utility will resolve printing problems.
  
 
[[Category:Printing]]
 
[[Category:Printing]]

Revision as of 13:58, 11 December 2008

Things to try:

  • Try printing from a different application. Is the problem occurring with only one application?
  • Try logging in as a different user, if that is an option. Is the problem specific to one user account?
  • Try removing and reinstalling the printers from the print center.
  • If you having been using the generic print drivers, try using specific drivers for the printer in question. Some driver download sites for common manufacturers of printers on campus:
  • Occasionally, repairing Disk Permissions with the Disk Utility will resolve printing problems.