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Mac can't find printer

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Jul 26, 2012 1:16 PM

My Mac became unable to print today so I uninstalled the driver. When I try adding it back, the Add Printer box shows the printer but when I select the appropriate driver I get "An error occurred while trying to add the selected printer. Error:-30886".

 

For what it's worth, the printer is a Brother HL-2170W, using over wifi. I have reinstalled the driver software from Brother's site, so it should be good. The printer tells me the wifi link is okay.

 

And no, I wasn't upgrading the OS today.

 

Any help much appreciated.

24 inch Intel Core Duo iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.8), 2.8 GHz, 4GB ram

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