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Printer always says its offline even though its on and connected

My printer is a year old and it has always worked. But a few weeks ago it started saying that it was offline even though it was turned on and connected to the computer. Now it wont print anything. Please help.

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If you are Windows XP Operating System, perform the steps below:

1. Click Start --> Printers and Fax.
2. Right click the printer icon and check the following:
a. Check whether the All-in-One is set as default printer.
b. Ensure that the there is a check mark on the "Use printer online". If you have the Use printer offline, make it online by selecting the option.
c. Ensure that there is no check mark on the Pause printing.

Check for the default printer and USe printer Online in the printers and faxes folder.
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Click Start -->> Control panel -->> Hardware and sound-->> Printers-->>Change default printer. ---> Please Right Click on the printer icon which has tick mark and Select the options Use printer Online and Set as Default and also Select the option Resume printing.

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