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No Add Printer Dialog

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Nov 22, 2011
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Motherboard
OS X Yosemite
CPU
3.19 GHz Intel Core i5
Graphics
AMD Radeon HD 6850 1024 MB
Mac
Classic Mac
Mobile Phone
Problem: No add printer dialog when clicking the "+" in System Preferences/Printers & Scanners. Anyone else having this issue?

On Hackintosh:

I go into System Preferences/Printers & Scanners

I click the plus button

Nothing happens

On Real Mac:

I go into System Preferences/Printers & Scanners

I click the plus button

Add printer dialog appears allowing me to add my printer.

My Config:

OSX 10.11.1 El Capitan
Gigabyte Intel Z68 ATX DDR3 2133 LGA 1155 Motherboard GA-Z68A-D3H-B3

Not sure of any other config info that would be needed. I could post my clover config if needed.
 
Joined
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Messages
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Motherboard
OS X Yosemite
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3.19 GHz Intel Core i5
Graphics
AMD Radeon HD 6850 1024 MB
Mac
Classic Mac
Mobile Phone
I found the problem. It turns out I have a Carbon Copy Cloner backup with AddPrinter.app on it. My system was trying to run that app for some reason. All I had to do was unmount my backup hard drive and now I can add my printer. This one was weird.
 
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R9 280X
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MacBook Pro
Holy Cow. Awesome find! I had the same exact problem. Thank you for posting your fix!!

keywords: Add Printer Dialog doesn't show up. Can't add printer

I'm on OSX Sierra.
 
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Dec 17, 2010
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HP Compaq Elite 8300 SFF
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i7-3770S
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HD4000
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MacBook Pro
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Power Mac
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iOS
I am having the same problem when attempting to add a printer in Sierra 10.12.6 on my hack. I am attaching the user report from console:

Process: AddPrinter [3289]
Path: /Volumes/VOLUME/System/Library/CoreServices/AddPrinter.app/Contents/MacOS/AddPrinter
Identifier: com.apple.print.add
Version: 6.6 (304.9)
Build Info: PrintCenter-3040900~1
Code Type: X86 (Native)
Parent Process: ??? [1]
Responsible: AddPrinter [3289]
User ID: 502

Date/Time: 2017-10-21 17:19:11.321 -0700
OS Version: Mac OS X 10.12.6 (16G29)
Report Version: 12
Anonymous UUID: 5F1C6131-4697-E28C-96EE-A726632CBBC6


Time Awake Since Boot: 21000 seconds

System Integrity Protection: enabled

Crashed Thread: 0

Exception Type: EXC_CRASH (SIGABRT)
Exception Codes: 0x0000000000000000, 0x0000000000000000
Exception Note: EXC_CORPSE_NOTIFY

Termination Reason: DYLD, [0x2] Wrong architecture

Application Specific Information:
dyld: launch, loading dependent libraries

Dyld Error Message:
Library not loaded: /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/SoftwareUpdate.framework/Versions/A/SoftwareUpdate
Referenced from: /Volumes/VOLUME/System/Library/CoreServices/AddPrinter.app/Contents/MacOS/AddPrinter
Reason: no suitable image found. Did find:
/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/SoftwareUpdate.framework/Versions/A/SoftwareUpdate: mach-o, but wrong architecture
/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/SoftwareUpdate.framework/Versions/A/SoftwareUpdate: mach-o, but wrong architecture

Binary Images:
0x1000 - 0xfff7 com.apple.print.add (6.6 - 304.9) <1EB201BC-D8E2-9BBC-6503-DA04D729C930> /Volumes/VOLUME/System/Library/CoreServices/AddPrinter.app/Contents/MacOS/AddPrinter
0xe7000 - 0x121a93 dyld (433.5) <96ACA788-B094-3081-ACE1-7CF125D4C435> /usr/lib/dyld
0x91f41000 - 0x92ca5fff com.apple.AppKit (6.9 - 1504.83.101) <31426FD5-B4EF-3DC5-90D5-95749CAD012B> /System/Library/Frameworks/AppKit.framework/Versions/C/AppKit
0x959f2000 - 0x95d5eff3 com.apple.Foundation (6.9 - 1349.91) <1C4A9114-BD66-3548-B53F-29A98906306C> /System/Library/Frameworks/Foundation.framework/Versions/C/Foundation

Any thoughts?
 
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