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THISISWEIRD
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Printers problems after Time Machine Restore

My hard drive fried about a week ago and I just got my laptop back up and running after a full restore from Time Machine. Nearly everything is just like it was with the exception of the printers. I added them just like I did the last time and they work fine through the Mac, but once I try to print through VM Fusion, I get this crazy print that looks like code. Also, when I hit print, it brings up all the printers I have added in Mac, but I don't remember seeing the drivers and such look this way.

Now it says:

Type: TP PS Driver 8ef166....(bunch of numbers and letters)

Where: 0;

Comment: Printer created by TP Auto Connect.

I don't remember seeing all of this.

Any help, suggestions?

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Immortal
Immortal

Hello,

When you restored via Time Machine, how did you bring back the Virtual Machines? Were they brought back with Time Machine or some other means?

Did you successfully install VMTools on Guest OS? Do you have the Printer enabled in Settings for the VM?

Let me me know if that helps.

Eric

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THISISWEIRD
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Contributor

Eric,

Thanks for the response. The virtual machine was backed up with Time Machine. I didn't even look to see if the Tools where installed, but since a new update was available through VM Fusion, I went ahead and updated the software. Once the new software was up and running, and the new tools installed, it seems to be working fine.

Thanks for your help.

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Immortal
Immortal

Excellent! Glad to be of help!

Eric

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Mikero
Community Manager
Community Manager

Glad you got it sorted out THISISWEIRD

Would you say we could mark this thread as 'Answered'?

Cheers 😃

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Michael Roy - Product Marketing Engineer: VCF
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THISISWEIRD
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Contributor

Yes sir. So marked!

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