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HP deskjet 3050a J611 series and Mac Osx 10.7.1

I am trying to install hp desk jet 3050a printer (j611 series) and i have the mac osx 10.7. 1 operating system and it won't install. Can you help?

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Get the latest software for your printer from the "Support & Drivers" link at the top of this page.  Before you install the software do this from the front of the printer:

 

1. Press the wireless button

2. Scroll until you see Restore Network Defaults (or similar words)

3. Restore the defaults.

 

Now, you have 60 minutes to complete the installation on your Mac.  Make sure the Mac is connected to the wireless network to which you want to install the printer.

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I am having the same problem, however I do not have a network at my home.  I can bring the printer and laptop to my office and set it up there, but once I bring it home it I will not be able to connect to a network...Please help?

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I am not sure what you mean.  If you do not have a network at your home, why are you trying to connect it to a network?  What network?

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My printer wont work with my laptop.  It says that it is not supported with my version of Osx 10.7.1

 

I went to geek squad and they said to use it wirelessly, but I dont have an internet network.  Then they suggested for me to use the printer using an adhoc network....But I tried and could not get it to properly work.  I am at a loss.  I am just curios if there is anyway for me to use my printer by connecting it using a USB on my current verison of OSX...

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Yes, you can connect the printer by USB, however the software need to be downloaded from the internet.

 

You will need to download the Full Feature Software below:

http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softlib/software12/COL39593/dj-96583-1/HP_Lion_Ink_SW_v12.13.17.dmg

 

Once you back at home, plug the printer by USB and launch the installation.

Make sure to select HP Recommended Software to use any of the features.

 

Now, you have 60 minutes to complete the installation on your Mac.  Make sure the Mac is connected to the wireless network to which you want to install the printer.

 

PrintDoc - this model does not support Auto Wireless, a USB is required to configure the wireless connection

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I am using the above printer with a MacBook Air running OSX 10.7.3 and  a Huawei E586 mobile router on the Three network in the UK . I have tried numerous re-installs and options and am at the far end with my patience - I have already wasted an enourmous amount of time.  

 

It does not seem to install properly to the network, as soon as I disconnect the USB cable it cannot be found wirelessly, even though onm the printer menu it would suggest that it is connected wireless network.  It also continuous to broadcast its own network (HP-Setup...).

 

It also fails to print from Iphones and Ipads - a claim clearly stated on the box of the machine.  The instructions are limited and the network trouble shooter only seems to be available for windows.

 

I am normally used for products from reputable suppliers to work out of the box - so far this is falling way short of that standard. 

 

Kind regards,

 

Tom

 

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It is likely your router that is the problem.  Restart the router (by pulling its power cord momentarily, plug back in and let it restart) just before you try the installation.

 

If this does not work, I believe the best option is to get a better router (Linksys or Netgear).

 

The printer must be connected to your wireless network in order for iPhones and iPads to print to it.

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How can do to install the driver if I can't use the installation cd? Mac10.7, HP 3050a

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Get the latest software for your printer from the "Support & Drivers" link at the top of this page.

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