06-26-2011, 06:51 PM #1
Printer always AWOL after ink change? WHY?!?!?!
- Member Since
- Dec 13, 2009
- MacBook Air mid-2013 4GB, and other machines
It's an HP Deskject 6988 connected to a G5 iMac.
The basic connection is fine. I am not having general connection issues.
But EVERY TIME that I change the ink, the printer stops working until I physically unplug the power cable on its' back side. Unplugging and replugging the USB from the iMac does not help. Powering the printer on/off at the front panel does not help. Meanwhile, the printer is still selected in Preferences and all seem well except for "...cannot open printer connection..."
Why is this? It's not the end of the world, but it's sure aggravating and very inconvenient to get to the back as well.
06-26-2011, 07:33 PM #2
Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!
- Member Since
- Nov 28, 2007
- Nambucca Heads Australia
- iMac, i7 4GHz, 32GB memory, 1TB Flash Storage, OS X.12.4.
Users Browsing this Thread
There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)
By RobinWarren in forum OS X - Operating SystemReplies: 5Last Post: 08-26-2011, 04:46 PM
By expatgirl in forum Other Hardware and PeripheralsReplies: 12Last Post: 05-16-2010, 06:29 PM
By appleXcore in forum OS X - Operating SystemReplies: 1Last Post: 01-31-2008, 09:49 PM
By travisw in forum Other Hardware and PeripheralsReplies: 6Last Post: 11-28-2007, 05:12 PM
By Dirker in forum OS X - Operating SystemReplies: 2Last Post: 09-22-2005, 06:00 PM