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I purchased computer in April. All devices attached worked perfectly. Started experiencing problems with keyboard, non responsive at times until it completely died. Called for service and was told it was the motherboard. It took a more than a month to get my PC back. I have reinstalled all my programs and now my printer will not work no matter what I do. There is a message indicating it is offline. All plugs in place with a lit green light on the printer. How can I get this printer to work now. It worked perfectly before the repair.

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Please try to reinstall the printer drivers

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Step 1: Removing recently added hardware
Use the steps in this section to disconnect any recently added hardware and test for the error.

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