1 Reply Latest reply: Feb 21, 2013 2:39 AM by sig
NY Bob Level 1 (15 points)

A couple of months ago, I upgraded my MBP (mid-2008; 2.4 GHZ) to Mountain Lion.  I am now running OS X 10.8.2.  Once I completed the upgrade, I discovered that I was unable to print to my networked HP Laser printer  (It is an HP LaserJet P1606dn).  The printer appears as one of the selectable printers, but there is a message stating that I need software from the manufacturer in order to print.  So, I checked HPs website and discovered that the product is unsupported in Mountain Lion, but that "a software update is to be issued in Fall 2012".  I just checked their website again, and here is what I found on the product support page:


Product Supported Soon in OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion

HP is committed to providing the best product experience for the OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion operating system.


Today, a solution for your printer is not available for Mountain Lion. However, a driver update will be available in 2013 .

HP aspires to provide the most up-to-date information on HP drivers and software. Please check back for updates.



Has anyone found, or know of, a work-around for this issue?  I have not been able to use this printer from my MBP since upgrading.  Once I disovered this limitation, I defered upgrading our iMac to 10.8, so that I am able to print from at least one of our computers.   Appreciate any solutions anybody may have found to this limitation.  It seems unfathomable to me that HP could have a mainstream product like this NOT supported in 10.8, especially since the operating system has been on the market for many months.  And to state that the driver will be "available in 2013" is grossly unacceptable.  We'll be on 10.9 by the time they get around to updating their drivers for 10.8.