The installation will be aborted because there is no driver. Plug in your printer to the USB port on your computer. Thanks for the suggestion. Gimp Print is called Gutenprint now but your printer isn’t listed in the Gutenprint supported drivers. I found this blog post that has some notes from a fella who seems like a fairly competent Mac guy who was unable to get it to work after compiling drivers by hand. Specific to-do list needs. What can I do if my hardware does not work?

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August 9, 6: Friday, January 21, 4: Easy solution would 12250w for Minolta or Microsoft to create a bit version of this existing driver, how hard can that be? Your best bet for connectivity to both a PC and a Mac is to get a model with an ethernet connection and hook that up to your router.

ninolta The driver basically works, but is new and reports are few; thus it should be considered experimental, and the purchase of a printer that relies upon this driver is not advisable. If you have any more, let me know! Monday, August 24, 9: Windows 7 Installation, Setup, and Deployment https: All replies Drop Down menu.


I have to boot into XP mode in order to print anything with the W Posted on Jan 11, Select it and click on payepro “Print Using: Monday, December 20, 3: Clearly Minolta doesn’t want our business or even valid feedback. I tried sbutler’s method, and then I found something else from the same site saying you have to download the drivers and recompile and then copy the ppd file over.

Takes only a couple of minutes and I think if we can get just a few more people to sign up they will at least review the issue. This will give you some guidelines. I don’t know anything about compiling.

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Thanks for the suggestion. I know finding this is a pain but take it slow and step by step and you should be just fine. Chad M Chad M. This was about as easy as I could make it.

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Reply Helpful Thread reply – more options Link to this Post. Once you do that you can follow the these instructions: This thread is closed to new comments. This is probably a little to technical for a girl who’s on her first mac since mknolta school, so I’m going to mess around with a few other suggestions, but I have the feeling I might just end up going the minplta of buying a new printer.


I have the above printer and cannot seem to get it working with my mac.

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The PagePro is not listed on the list of products to which this universal driver applies. Most of the available paper sizes have not actually been verified to work as adverised – reports about successes or problems are welcome.

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So what did they do. I have been unsuccessful. To start the conversation again, simply ask a new question. In the Release notes.

If that’s the case, do you have any suggestions pagepri an affordable laser printer that will work with both windows machines and macs? My printer has all sorts of Windows drivers which was great when I had a Compaq in grad school, but now I own a mac an ibook G4, specifically.