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Printer is offline, will not connect

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Hook up USB cord to computer and reset it.

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How to connect?

if you conect via parallel interface make sure to install the driver for the printer. if you connect via USB the computer should recognize the printer automatically and install the driver. if it stays offline try to use the other interface or a new cable. if it doesn't help your printer may be faulty and you need to replace the formatter board

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My printer wont connect to the internet and it says i am offline but the blue light is on and i have a cannon mx432 printer

go to printer folder right click on that canon printer there is one tab use printer offline click on that tab it becomes use online printer
it solve ur problem

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Epson printer offline

Hi Dear,

The Printer Offline reason is mention below read the properly and solve your problem.
  1. Check the power button of you Printer it should be On.
  2. Check the data cable it will plug properly.
  3. Go to the system and check the printer property and unchecked the "Use Printer Offline" option.
  4. Check the USB or Parallel cable properly connect with computer.

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Printer offline

Try disconnecting the printer completely from power and from the PC.
Leave it as such for one hour.
Connect the printer again.
Check the connections and make sure its well connected.

Feb 24, 2012 | Brother MFC 7840W Printer

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Printer is offline

  • Check the printers connections.Well connected?
  • Turn it off and disconnect everything and then re-connect again.
  • Access the cartridge compartment and inspect whether the cartridges are well installed.
  • Set the printer as default printer if not set.
  • Check through the paper feed tray for any stuck papers which may cause paper jams,resulting in offline mode.Still offline?
  • Open printers and faxes to view installed printer.
  • Right click on the printer icon and uncheck 'use printer offline' Still offline?
  • Try updating your printers firmware.
Hope this helps.Thanks for using fixya!

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I cannot print with my deskjet F2200, its showing error-offline, please advise how can i rectify this printer problem..

error-offline means that the printer is not connected to the computer, so what info i need is this printer connected with a cord or wireless? also are you using the network to connect to the printer?

Jan 23, 2011 | GPS

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My HP F380 printer is offline and won't print. How do I fix this problem?

Connect the printer to another usb port and make sure use printer offline is unchecked in the print job screen - file.

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I cannot print to my says it is can i fix that? its connected to the network and all network cables are working fine...

may be you should check, in first, in the control panel / printer ; right click on the icon of your printer , verifier that it isn't setup in offline mode , otherwise i don't know ....

Jan 14, 2010 | HP LaserJet 1320 Printer

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Printer is connected and on. Shows as offline.

Go to Control Panel
Open Printers and faxes
Right click on your printer icon
Uncheck Use Printer Offline

Check if the printer is working ( A restart may be needed)

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How do i connect 2 the internet?

first go to network connection view the connection it will disable\enable

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