Offline Status Issue with Brother® HL-2170W
Brother HL-2170W is a powerful printer from brother and it uses Electrophotographic laser technology to make printouts. It has the ability to print up to 23 pages per minute. Connectivity in Brother HL-2170W printer includes USB, 10/100 Base-TX Ethernet, Wireless 802.11b/g etc. It supports various Windows Operating System include Windows Vista/XP/XP x64/2000/Server 2003 etc. It comes with a save mode which helps to extend the life of toner. It also provides a one year limited warranty to this printer. Sometimes, you may receive an offline error message while using your printer to make printouts and you may fail to make printouts. You can fix this problem very easily.
- Printer offline
- Ways to resolve
Sometimes, you may receive a message that the printer is in offline mode after system start up. This can be frustrating but you could fix this problem easily. Sometimes, your printer creates a print command and takes it offline while using printer in your system. To resolve this problem, you need to change the printer settings in your Windows Vista operating system.
You may face offline mode error in your Windows Vista operating system, if you have enabled the offline mode of your printer. Most of the printers come with a button to enable the offline mode. If you have pressed this button, your printer goes offline. You may also face printer offline error, if you do not connect your printer properly. So, you need to check the cables and connectors that have used to connect your printer.
To change the offline mode, you need to select the printers and faxes from the Start menu. Double click on the printer you want to change to online from the displayed window. A pop-up window will open and you need to 'uncheck Printer Offline' option from the menu bar of the popup window. You can also change the offline mode by simply pressing the offline button in your printer. You could get support from the printer manufacturer to change the printer offline mode.
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