How do I find a printer driver from a vendor's install?

October 11 0
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I have a Brother P-Touch 2700 label maker. I downloaded and installed the OS X 10.5.x printer driver from the Brother site. It came as a .dmg file. The P-Touch Editor installed separately. When started, it claims the driver is not installed. It's not in the list of installed printers either.
I'm guessing it's not where the Editor expects to find it. How do I find the driver? I've looked in Library>Printers>Brother. To confuse matters, I also have a Brother laser printer.
The Brother support folks have not yet responded to my question.
Any help appreciated.
harv47
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Matt Broughton wrote:
That seems to be a common error and seems to be mostly associated with HP printers.
I found any number of people asking about it, for many different makes and models. No one seemed to have a solution, though.
Try resetting the printing system. See http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Mac/10.6/en/14001.html
I notice that item is for 10.6. I'm using 10.5.8. Also, it seems like a drastic solution.
Try adding the printer when logged in to an administrator's account rather than your standard account.
I tried that first. I even downloaded new copies of the editor and the printer drivers. But the printer didn't appear in the list. Oops. I just realized I didn't use the shown command suggested earlier, to fix the permissions. Gotta do that.
Later,
harv47
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