Network Printer Offline
Tips for turning on the offline mode into online mode in Network Printer
Network printer would be accessible to every computer on the network. A printer is an external device which is used to produce the hard copy of the data present in the electronic device. It has got two modes. One is offline and the other is online mode. In some cases, the printer would go in to offline mode. This might be due to several reasons like presence of fault driver, another connection problems etc. In that condition, you need to turn on the mode present in the printer. This offline mode would act as power saving mode. When a lot of process is done, the printer goes to power save mode. In that condition it would wake up automatically and resume the printing. You don’t need to turn on.
Following points explain about turning on the printer mode:
- Tips to solve offline mode
- Turning on the mode
- Things to keep in mind
Tips to solve offline mode
The offline mode present in the network printer might be due to the issues present in the driver. in that mode, you couldn’t be able to print. In order to solve this issue you have to look the printer driver and then try to uninstall that. After doing so then you should install the new correct driver. These would enable the printer into printing mode. The driver issues might be caused by the malwares.
Turning on the mode
For turning on the offline mode, firstly you have to firstly click Start. You have to take the Control panel. In that, you would select the option named 'Printers and Faxes' icon. When you click that it would open a window. That window would show the list of printers which are being connected to the system. Then, double-click the printer in which you have to change the mode. A pop-up window would then appear. You would go to the printer in the menu bar of that pop-up window. Lastly uncheck the 'use Printer Offline'. After performing that the printer would go into the online mode.
Things to keep in mind
The offline mode of the network printer might be caused by virus issues. So in order to prevent that, you need to install the best Antivirus. Because viruses are the unwanted programs which would harm the operation of printer. Sometimes they might cause prevention in the turning on the mode also. Always try to use the authorized websites for downloading the drivers since they provide the wrong drivers and the printer would be in the offline mode.
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