Fixing HP Photosmart® Printer Going Offline Issue
Are you aware of the reasons due to which HP Photosmart printer keeps going offline and need tips to fix the issue?
HP Photosmart printer print gallery-quality, professional-finish photos in up to A3+ size. It has a superb durability and precise color consistency. HP Photosmart printer is ideal for photographers and creative professionals. Also, it produces outstanding color documents at breakthrough speed and easy photo printing without a PC. The original HP printing supplies and HP printers are designed together to deliver superior results with unmatched reliability in Photosmart printers. It does more than just storing photos on your PC. You can print your favorite documents on a HP Photosmart printer to create personalized scrapbooks and cards. Also, there is free online photo storage and sharing in Photosmart printer. However, at times you may problems while working with HP Photosmart printer as it keeps going offline.
The following are the reasons due to which HP Photosmart printer keeps going offline and tips to fix them:
- Due to print jobs
- Due to driver corruption
- Tips to fix the issue
Due to print jobs
Due to a piece of paper jammed in the printer, the print jobs may get stuck. Your print jobs get stuck in Windows printing queue, making it impossible to print at all. And, the jobs that you send through further might sit on the end of the queue, behind the stalled job. This may create serious issues in your HP Photosmart printer and these results in your printer going offline.
Due to driver corruption
Software that is provided by a manufacturer to run a printer is called as printer driver. Printer drivers are available for different versions of Windows operating systems. Also, manufacturers provide free updates for printer drivers on their websites. And, if these drivers get corrupted due to viruses or any other malware present in your system, then your printer may get offline and stop working.
First of all, by manually taking the settings in your system try to set your printer to online. If you are not able to solve the issue, then you need to remove all your print jobs. To do that, you need to go to the Printer Menu. In that you need to select the option 'Cancel All Documents'. For solving the driver issue, you need to uninstall the current driver and reinstall a new one. It is also very essential to install an antivirus software program.
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