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Printer Issues 10.8.3 - Xante Screen Writer 4
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May 22, 2013, 12:13 PM
 
Just upgraded to a MBP retina and I have 10.8.3 installed.
I can not get it to recognize my xante screen writer 4.
I have the printers IP set and am using that to set it up like I did in previous versions of OS X.
My older mbp still prints fine to it on the same network.
I have tried ethernet and wifi and neither have worked.
I really need this printer to work without having to use my old machine to print from.
-tony
     
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May 22, 2013, 04:44 PM
 
Xante's printers do not appear to be natively supported in Mountain Lion. Have you installed the latest driver available from Xante? Unfortunately, it's almost two years old.
     
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May 22, 2013, 05:52 PM
 
I have the most recent drivers as well as a few older ones I've tried.

I have two macbook pros both hardwired on a dlink router. The old machine prints fine. I have set a static IP on the printer and used network utilities to ping that IP with no response from either machine.
I was able to install the printer on the new machine using printer sharing from my old one so that I could at least get some work printed but that only works when both laptops are on.

I've got a tech calling me back from xante in the morning.
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