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Printer offline status

Everytime I turn my laptop on my c7280 (wired) to a fios modem/router show the status offline and then ready and does this for 5 minutes before it stays in the ready. Anybody have ideas to fix this so it is ready to print when I turn the computer on?

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  • tronmst Dec 16, 2008

    I uninstalled the entire software and did a re-install and get the same result.

  • tronmst Dec 16, 2008

    I uninstalled the entire software and reinstalled it with the same results.

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It seems to be an issue with the printer drivers on the computer,You need to check for any queued documents,if they are there,if yes,delete them,if not go ahead and unintsall the printer drivers from the control panel>printers and faxes and then restart your computer and then try a plug and play if its a USB printer ...it would work....

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Plz try by reinstalling the drivers

Posted on Dec 16, 2008

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Hi there,

  • Unplug the printer cable from the computer.
  • Unistall the printer drivers from Device manager and also unistall the all the printer appications
  • restart the computer
  • try to download drivers from the website
  • after installing drivers and software it will ask you to connect the printer.
  • then you can connect the printer and and try to Print the test page.
Hope this help. Please Rate My Response! Thanks! 
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Posted on Mar 31, 2009

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SOURCE: printer status says offline, and we can not print on laptop

Hi!
If you're offline with the printer, you definitely won't be able to print.

I'm assuming you're using Windows XP here. Most Windows products will be similar...

On the laptop, click on the Start button, then Settings, then Printers and Faxes. Find your printer in the list, right-click on it and click "Use Online" or uncheck the "Offline" box.

Good luck! Remember to rate the solutions!

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Check the status of the printer at Control Panel. Set it to online if it's shown as offline. If this doesn't fix the problem, check whether installing the vista driver available at your printer manufacturer's website helps.

Step 1:
a. Click Start, go to Control Panel and select Hardware and Sound.
b. Click Printer.
c. If the Printer is offline, it shows "Offline" status. If the Printer is online it shows "Ready".
d. If the Printer is offline, set it to online.
e. Right-click on the printer and select "Use Printer Online".
f. The display should change to ready when the printer is set to online.
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Check the status of the printer at Control Panel. Set it to online if it's shown as offline. If this doesn't fix the problem, check whether installing the vista driver available at your printer manufacturer's website helps.

Step 1:
a. Click Start, go to Control Panel and select Hardware and Sound.
b. Click Printer.
c. If the Printer is offline, it shows "Offline" status. If the Printer is online it shows "Ready".
d. If the Printer is offline, set it to online.
e. Right-click on the printer and select "Use Printer Online".
f. The display should change to ready when the printer is set to online.

Step 2:
If still you are facing issues, then update the printer driver. This should fix the problem.
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http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Update-drivers-recommended-links

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Check the status of the printer at Control Panel. Set it to online if it's shown as offline. If this doesn't fix the problem, check whether installing the vista driver available at your printer manufacturer's website helps.

Step 1:
a. Click Start, go to Control Panel and select Hardware and Sound.
b. Click Printer.
c. If the Printer is offline, it shows "Offline" status. If the Printer is online it shows "Ready".
d. If the Printer is offline, set it to online.
e. Right-click on the printer and select "Use Printer Online".
f. The display should change to ready when the printer is set to online.

Step 2:
If still you are facing issues, then update the printer driver. This should fix the problem.

For further precise instructions, please let me know the Operating Systems installed on the Computer.

Hope this helps..

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My printer is set up to go to sleep after 5mins. I thought this was a problem,as initially it looked like it was in a coma, but it turns out it's ok.

I installed the software on my desktop (windows7) and after a bit of time thestatus monitor turned from offline to sleep. From here you can go into the(CC3) ControlCentre3 ->Device settings -> Remote setup and enter thepassword = access. Please note if the status monitor is showing offline youwill get an error message. A new window opens up. I went down to -> WLAN-> TCP/IP and then I changed the IP address, subnet mask and IP gatewaysettings, I also changed IPv6 to enabled. I applied these settings and then theprinter appeared to work as I expected it to.

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