I cannot get my new hp officejet pro 8500 a910 to print through my vmware fusion over my imac

i cannot get my new hp officejet pro 8500 a910 to print through my vmware fusion over my imac's airport. My mac prints to this fine and the windows thinks it is printing but nothing. Please help with any suggestions.

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    Hey , Welcome to the HP forums! I hope you enjoy your stay here. I see that you are having some issues with printing from your Officejet 8500A. I can help with that. This document outlines how to troubleshoot print quality issues with your printer. If that fails then this document will assist you with cleaning the printhead. If after following those documents then the printer itself is going to need to be replaced. You can contact HP support by clicking on this link. On the next page scroll to the bottom and fill out the form. When that is completed you will find some information on how to contact HP directly. If this resolves your issues then please let others know by clicking on Accept as Solution below my post.
    I hope this helps and I hope you have a great day!

  • Officejet Pro 8500 A910 - when printing 3 pages, skips page 2.

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    Hey there Trubbs,
    I have a few more steps in mind. Here they are in order I suggest them!
    Mac OS X: How to reset the printing system
    Repair disk permissions
    Restart your Mac
    Re-add the printer and test again
    Hope that does the trick
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  • NEW printer Officejet Pro 8500 A910 [9EDF91],NOT PRINTING in black !

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  • HP OfficeJet Pro 8500 A910 - Unable to get it to copy, receive a fax, scan, or print

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  • HP Officejet Pro 8500 A910 - all new ink cartridges​, black and blue ink not printing?

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    Welcome to the forums @corAtrum1 ,
    I read your post about your Officejet 8500 no longer printing in black and cyan ink. I would recommend that you try out the steps in the guide below for this problem.
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  • Printer problems with Officejet Pro 8500 A910

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    Jason
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  • My HP Officejet Pro 8500 A910 will no longer print aqua.

    My HP Officejet Pro 8500 A910 will no longer print aqua.  I just tried two new cartridges and when I clean the heads, no aqua prints.  I get no error messages however.
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    Hey @CWickstrom ,
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    HP printers generally have a 1 year warranty from their purchase date, you can verify the warranty using the following link if you would like; warranty check.
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  • HP Officejet Pro 8500 A910 softwre support

    Hi,
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  • HP Officejet pro 8500 A910 won't print wirelessly

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  • Fax from Win8 on HP Officejet Pro 8500 A910

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  • Hp officejet pro 8500 a910 software will not open

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