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HP Printer is constantly going to 'OFFLINE' status on Windows VISTA. Why does a printer ever need to be off line and how do I fix it?

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Try stopping the status monitor in the startup folder
start / msconfig in search bar / startup

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Check the status of the printer at Control Panel. Set it to online if it's shown as offline. If this doesn't fix the problem, check whether installing the vista driver available at your printer manufacturer's website helps.

Step 1:
a. Click Start, go to Control Panel and select Hardware and Sound.
b. Click Printer.
c. If the Printer is offline, it shows "Offline" status. If the Printer is online it shows "Ready".
d. If the Printer is offline, set it to online.
e. Right-click on the printer and select "Use Printer Online".
f. The display should change to ready when the printer is set to online.
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Check the status of the printer at Control Panel. Set it to online if it's shown as offline. If this doesn't fix the problem, check whether installing the vista driver available at your printer manufacturer's website helps.

Step 1:
a. Click Start, go to Control Panel and select Hardware and Sound.
b. Click Printer.
c. If the Printer is offline, it shows "Offline" status. If the Printer is online it shows "Ready".
d. If the Printer is offline, set it to online.
e. Right-click on the printer and select "Use Printer Online".
f. The display should change to ready when the printer is set to online.

Step 2:
If still you are facing issues, then update the printer driver. This should fix the problem.
Update drivers: recommended links
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Update-drivers-recommended-links

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hi friend
this is very common problem for f300 series PSC

just delete the printer from printers and faxes and reboot the machine it will install printer again

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please try my solution and rate it
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Photosmart 2575 printer is offline - won't print


In Vista make sure you are logged in as a administrator whenever you make any changes.

And if not to bring the printer online you will have to right click on the printer icon and right click on Run as administrator> and then try bringing the printer online and checdk if it works.

And you can delete the Microsoft XPS Document writer it is a default printer icon installed if in case you did not have a printer installed you can store them to print later.
Now that you already have a printer you can delete the Microsoft XPS Document writer.

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Nothing happens when i tried to print from my computer the status is offline what is wrong


same thing, woring one minute, next minute, offline. cords plugged in , no reason i have found but it happens all of the time

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How to change "offline" status to "online"


Assuming you are on a PC:
Go to your control panel in Windows, open the printers box, choose your printer by double clicking on it, then click on 'printer' on the left edge of that window. Scroll your mouse down to where it says 'use printer offline' and uncheck that option. This should release any documents you have waiting in the queue.

you will also need to check your manual on how to set its sleep function, as some printers like to go to sleep really quickly - and that causes Windows to think it is offline.

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Photosmart 2575 printer is offline - won't print


Hey jonboy - You do not want to delete it. It is automatically installed with Vista. In simple terms, you know when you go to print something and it asks you questions like print all pages, print page 1, etc? Well XPS basically is there for so when you go to print, you have the option of printing to a file instead of paper. You've always had that option ( whether or not you knew it) but this is just a new way of doing it and that's why it's listed under printers. It's sort of like a virtual printer. I'll say no more about that and just hope you understood what I said. As far as the other printer, it's already selected as default, go back in where you found the printer status, right click on your Photosmart and click on use online. That should do the trick.
I hope you understood this stuff. If this solves your problem PLEASE rate this as fixed. If you still have a problem, DON'T RATE it yet just add a comment and I'll be happy to assist you further. Thanks.

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My printer says it is offline and now it wont print


Hi,
perform the steps below if the Operating System is XP
Step 1:
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Determine if the printer is paused or offline :
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1.Open the printers folder, if necessary.
a.Click the Start icon.
b.Click Control Panel.
c.Click Hardware & Sounds.
NOTE: This step is not required when using Classic view in Windows Vista.
d.Click Printers.

2.Right-click the name of the printer and then click Open.
3.Click Printer.
4.Verify that Pause Printing and Use Printer Offline are not selected.
5.Press Esc to close the window without making any changes.
Step 2:
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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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