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Printer is offline because it's not connected or the printer power is off and or the printer cable is not properly connected.
if not, try to:
Go to start double click printer and faxes find the model of your printer right click your printer model then set as default printer then power off the printer and restart your computer after you login, power on the printer

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By all i assume you have made sure the printer is truly on (its status lights are on and it makes the usual start noises) then you tried using another USB cable plugged in another socket and you got the same result. Also you have tried connecting it to another pc and there it went also unnoticed - the New Hardware Wizard hasn't appeared because the pc hasn't detected it.
In that case the printer itself is faulty - its mainboard is no longer operational. In that case the printer is effectively dead and it will be a lot cheaper to just buy a new one than to repair it

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Hi, please follow this instruction to make your printer back to "online". Notice that i have used Epson Stylus Photo R230 as a model for the instruction, but this procedure also works with canon.
1. Please try to print a document. (word, excel etc.), 2. Now, if you already notice that your printer is "offline" by clicking the printers icon at the task bar.
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The task bar can be found in the lower right part of your screen.
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3. All you have to do is, Click on the "printer" tab 4. And then remove the check mark at "user printer offline" by clicking on it.
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5. Once done, you will notice that the "use printer offline" will disappear and then let's you print the specified document again.
I hope this helps.

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SOURCE: message printer offline

Hi
How about disconnecting it completely from PC and from power.
Wait a few minutes and then connect again.
Clear any paper jams and print queues.

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SOURCE: hp2840 printer won't go online, says it is offline

you may have to contact HP expect a charge unless u are still under the 1 yr warrantee You can also goto the device manager and try to update the driver

Posted on Aug 14, 2012

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