Mac OS X 10.3: Using an HP Photosmart Printer

Mac OS X 10.3: Using an HP Photosmart Printer

Mac OS X 10.3: Using an HP Photosmart Printer

Install driver version 2.3.6 or later to use an HP Photosmart printer with Mac OS X Panther.

HP Photosmart printer driver version 2.3.5 does not work with Mac OS X 10.3. When you try to print, the job may stop, or the application you’re printing from may unexpectedly quit. To fix this, install version 2.3.6 or later. You can download a later version from the HP website (

Tip: Follow these steps to see which driver version is installed:

Click the Finder icon in the Dock.
From the Go menu, choose Utilities.
Double-click Printer Setup Utility.
Select the Photosmart printer in the Printer List.
From the Printers menu, choose Show Info.

Important: Information about products not manufactured by Apple is provided for information purposes only, and does not constitute Apple’s recommendation or endorsement. Please contact the vendor for additional information.

Was running into a problem using our HP Photosmart 245 photo printer under OS X 10.3. Finally checked Apple’s support area and found this nice solution (I had installed from the supplied disk instead of downloading the [87MB!!!] driver from HP’s site.) Photo printing is A-OK now! Sweet.


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