Boot your machine from the installation DVD and as you progress through the installation setup, choose Customize. (There "may" be an option to "add" components at the beginning of the installation setup)
Take the check mark out of everything other than Print Setup Utility.
Be very sure that you have chosen correctly.
Proceed with the install and you should have your app back.
Second way. Boot your machine from the installation DVD and choose "Archive and Install" All your data will be saved, a new OS will be installed along with the other parts. On completion of the install, all your data will be put back into the correct places. That should also give you Printer Setup again.
Yet another way is to use a program called Pacifist which allows you to extract installer packages from the main installation application.
Oh yes, if you put the original in the trash and have not emptied the trash yet, it will still be there. If that is the case, just drag it back out into the Utilities folder and all will be forgiven.
have a mac osx10.4.8. accidently trashed the printer set up utility. is there anything I can do to retrieve it? if not, is there anything i can do to have the use of my printer back? thanks