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Viet - Printer Tech
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I get "Filter failed when trying to print with Epson 4880

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I get "Filter failed when trying to print with Epson 4880 ...using Mac/Yosemity.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Printers
Expert:  Viet - Printer Tech replied 11 months ago.

Hi,

I'm sorry about the issue. Please try a possible solution below:

  1. Click on the Apple logo / menu, then click on System Preferences, then click on Sharing.
  2. Do one of the followings:
    • If the Computer Name field is blank, enter a name for your computer, anything you want.
    • If there is a name in the Computer Name field, rename your computer, anything you want.
  3. Close the Sharing window.
  4. Then check printing.
  5. If that does not work, click on the Apple logo menu, then System Preferences, then Printers & Scanners, then select your printer in the Printer list. Click Options and Supplies, if available.
    , then click on the General tab, if necessary. In the Location field, enter the exact same computer name you entered in step 2. Click OK.
  6. Check printing.
  7. If needed, restart the computer, then check printing.

Please reply at the box below to continue troubleshooting. Thank you.