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It's off-line and won't go on-line.

My HP C6280 has worked fine forever, until today. It is wired to my router, but laptops are wireless. I can ping the printer. It does diagnostics, but it won't print. It's status is "off-line". I don't know how it got that way, but I don't know how to get it "on-line". Any help would be appreciated. Tom

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  • tbrennan596 Jun 02, 2009

    When I right click the printer it's status is "off-line". Then when I click it the status changes to "off-line off-line". Really weird!

  • Richard Eisenstein May 11, 2010

    What happens when you right click on the printer and go to off-line? Can you click it and have it change to on line?

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I've never seen windows do what you're describing. Delete the printer and re-install the software. First write down the IP address of the printer.

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