12-02-2011 11:30 PM
Printer: PhotoSmart 4750 all-in-one
Operating Sysem: Mac OS Lion
I had no problem with the HP drivers when formetly in Mac OS Snow Leopard. However, after upgrading to Mac OS Lion I get the following message whenever I try to open HP Scan:
"HP Scan cannot be opened because of a problem. Check with the develolper to make sure HP Scan works with this version of Mac OS X. You may need to reinstall the application. Be sure to install any available updates for the application and Mac OS X."
I have reinstalled the lastest version of HP Scan 2 or 3 times, but still the same problem.
Wireless printing and copying work fine after the upgrade to Mac OS Lion and download of the latest drivers.
Can anybody suggest a solution to this malfunction?
12-03-2011 12:44 AM
The HP Full Feature Software unfortunately not compatible with Lion.
Verify you have the latest drivers by clicking the Apple Icon, then click Software Update and install any available HP Update.
You may find any available scan method for the OS listed within the FAQs section below:
If my post resolve your problem please mark it as an Accepted Solution
12-03-2011 05:16 PM
I do a weekly Software Update check so am confident I have the most current driver installed.
While the problem is not yet resolved, your reply reassures me that the problem lies not with my Mac or HP printer, but rather with the pace of HP's updating of its drivers to full compatibility with Mac OS Lion. I will be eagerly awaiting the updating of the HP Scan driver for ther PhotoSmart 4750.
01-26-2013 01:02 PM
The HP Full Feature Software unfortunately not compatible with Lion."
Any prospect of an update in the future? Or am forever doomed to not scanning with my c4580 All-in-One?
01-26-2013 09:38 PM
To Schlomil re "Hi"
As you can see from related postings I ran into this same problem a year ago. I have totally given up on scanning with HP software. Instead I use the Apple Image Capture app that came with Mountain Lion. That works fine with my HP4750 all-in-one (as well as with an older Epson scanner).
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- HP AirPrint-Compatible Wireless Printers - Printing Over a Wireless Network with Apple's AirPrint FAQs
- Scan from OS X v10.9 Mavericks With the Full Feature HP Software for HP Multifunction Printers
- Scanning in OS X v10.10 Yosemite Without HP Software