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My printer is always offline

I am always having to shut it off and start over but now it is constantly offline. It is very unreliable.

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  • Anonymous Feb 02, 2009

    printer offline and can't print

  • Anonymous Feb 12, 2009

    I have an assignment due into uni tomorrow and my printer started this just as I was trying to print it off. What am I going to do??

  • barretti Feb 25, 2009

    I have several users attached to a label printer and some of those users go offline. I have to reinstall the software to make them work again. What can I do

  • Anonymous Apr 06, 2009

    prints fine, after being left alone for about five minutes it goes offline and i have to turn it off/on to get it back online.

  • Anonymous Apr 10, 2009

    Same exact problem.

  • Anonymous Apr 30, 2009

    always go offline my printer hp 370

  • mcubtpn Apr 30, 2009

    Printer properties Always set Offline

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If your account is member of the administrators group try to right clic the printer and select the option use this printer online; else ifyou are logged with a standard user account, press the shift key of the keyboard, then right clic the printer and select the option run as ... then select the option use this printer online. the runas dialog box is dispayed then enter the administrator credentials.

Posted on Dec 16, 2009

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SOURCE: printer won't print it always it is offline...

Perform the steps below and check


(1) Click "Start" > "Run".
(2) Type "services.msc".
(3) Click "OK".
(A window will pop-up with so many services listed)
(4) Locate and Right-click "Print Spooler" entry and Select "Restart" from the drop down menu.
(5) Now please restart the computer.


* Click Start > Control Panel > Printers
* Select the Printer you are using
* Right Click on the Printer Icon
* Select Use Printer Online

Now check if you are able to print

Posted on May 20, 2010

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