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Printer offline my brother HL2070N desktop printer is offline... how can i get it from offline mode? im trying to print from my laptop.. its wireless printing...

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    Suddenly the printer has stopped printing. It was offline for sometime, then I turned off the printer & computer, and restarted both. Now the printer icon shows "ready", but does not print. The printer is connected wirelessly.

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Go to control panel and printers and faxes on your laptop and when you see the printer icon for the printer, right click on it and left click on use printer ONLINE. make sure then that the laptop is communicating with the printer.

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The printer status is Offline or Paused. (For Windows®)
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