If I click the "Add Printer Contact the printer's manufacturer for the latest software. I have two Macs running Mavericks, and one of them can use the printer.
The one where it works "inherited" its printer driver from Mac OS X The one where it doesn't work has never used this printer before. Once I did that, the usual automatic download worked.
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Can't add a printer on Mavericks Ask Question. How do I break this loop and get the printer working?
Tom Harrington Tom Harrington 1, 5 14 If you have found the solution, please mark it as solved. I know, but it's not possible to accept your own answer until two days after posting that answer. I'll mark it as accepted when the site permits me to do so.
Sorry Tom, I did not see the date. Hmm, in my case I have installed the manufacturer's driver Xerox Phaser DN but when I go to add it I continue to get a similar prompt "The software for this printer is currently unavailable. Cick Download to begin the download of the installer. Once the download is complete the installer dialog will appear on screen.
Follow the instructions provided by the installer.
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Click on IP. In the Address box, enter PS3. In the Queue box, enter the printer name. In the Location box, enter the location of the printer for you to remember.
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You may need to select the proper driver for the printer if it is not automatically selected by the system. Click on the drop down and select 'Select a driver to use A list of postscript drivers will appear. Scroll down and select the appropriate driver for the printer you are setting up. See table above for driver name.