Updating printer drivers


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Updating printer drivers

Installing and using new printers has gotten much easier in Snow Leopard. In Leopard and other previous versions of OS X, when you installed the operating system it included tons of printer drivers for printers you would probably never connect to your Mac. Now in Snow Leopard, you get a much smaller set of drivers installed by default, freeing up space on your hard drive for more of your own files. This smaller set of drivers includes drivers for the most common brands and models of printers you may come across. In cases where the printer you connect to your Mac is not among these common printers, Snow Leopard will detect the new printer and automatically find the correct driver online, download it, and install it as long as it's the same Mac compatible printer of course.

On top of that, your printer driver will be added to the list of software that Snow Leopard will occasionally look for updates to when you run Software Update available from the Apple menu > Software Update. So to ...

Updating printer drivers
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Updating printer drivers provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Garrick Chow as part of the Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard New Features

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