Troubleshooting Mac OS X printing problems

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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.