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My lexmarkprinterPrevailpro700 series will not print from my Apple computer. Not a wireless connection. L. tells me its offline. need help.Computer is an apple laptop mac book pro. What do you need to know?

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Try to restart, check for any software update

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As long as i have my usb cable hooked up to my printer and laptop it works but when i disconnect the cord its offline.what should i do?


It may not be configured to the correct port.The port selected could have been the USB port that's why when you disconnect the USB cable printer goes offline and would not print wireless. Follow the steps below if you are using a WINDOWS computer: For windows XP :
  • Click on start then go to printers and faxes.
  • right-click on the default printer canon pixma mx340 series
  • go down to properties
  • click the ports tab
  • check to see which box is checked.If the usb port box is checked,that answers the reason why printer goes offline and would not print wireless when USB cable is disconnected.
  • In the list of ports ,look for tcp/ip with the correct ip (192 number) address of the computer.
  • when you find it,tick the box,click on apply then ok.
  • if you do not see it anywhere on the list ,you need install the software.
For win vista
  • click on start,in the search box key in printer then hit enter on the keyboard
  • right-click on the default printer canon pixma mx340 series
  • go down to properties
  • click the ports tab
  • check to see which box is checked.If the usb port box is checked,that answers the reason why printer goes offline and would not print wireless when USB cable is disconnected.
  • In the list of ports ,look for tcp/ip with the correct ip (192 number) address of the computer.
  • when you find it,tick the box,click on apply then ok.
  • if you do not see it anywhere on the list ,you need install the software.
For win 7
  • click on start,in the search box put in devices and printers and hit enter
  • right-click on the default printer canon pixma mx340 series
  • click on printer properties
  • check to see which box is checked.If the usb port box is checked,that answers the reason why printer goes offline and would not print wireless when USB cable is disconnected.
  • In the list of ports ,look for tcp/ip with the correct ip (192 number) address of the computer.
  • when you find it,tick the box,click on apply then ok.
  • if you do not see it anywhere on the list ,you need install the software.
Let me know if you need assistance in configuring wireless connection and installation.

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My printer is showing up on the network. when I connect through the wire it will print fine. if I attempt to print wireless it either says the printer is offline or not responding. i have no idea why this...


From what I can tell it looks like this printer does not have built-in wireless networking. I believe you still should be able to print wirelessly, but you would need it connected to a computer via USB to maintain the connection.
Connect the printer to the computer that will stay on and share the printer on your network (this computer must be on your wireless network). Go to start menu>printers (win7 says "devices & printers). Right click on the printer you want to share and click "printer properties". Click on the tab that says "sharing". Check the box to share the printer on the network and name it whatever you want.
Now go to the computer you want to print wirelessly. Go to printers again then "add a printer". You should see an option for adding a local printer or a network printer. Choose a network printer and it should search your network and find the printer.

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My computer says that my printer is offline and won't print but it is on and has a wireless signal.


Most times if it says offline is because of some kinda settings issue. When my printer tells me it is offline is because IP address changed that was set up in computer to connect to printer. Make sure IP in printer is same as IP in printer settings on the computer. If not just remove the printer and readd it with new IP address. Good luck.

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Cannot print documents wirelessley from SX515W


in vista as with windows 7 you must tell the computer to connect to your printer in network preferences. It wont work untill it is told to connect!

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Printer offline HP 4500 series wireless.


Hi there,
  • Unplug the printer cable from the computer.
  • Unistall the printer drivers from Device manager and also unistall the all the printer appications
  • restart the computer
  • try to download drivers from the website
  • after installing drivers and software it will ask you to connect the printer.
  • then you can connect the printer and and try to Print the test page.
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My printer wont print from the computer.


hi friend
this is very common problem for f300 series PSC

just delete the printer from printers and faxes and reboot the machine it will install printer again

there is funny thing abt this series it is saying offline when powered on and connected but when you disconnect iit will say "offline-use printer offline"

please try my solution and rate it
thanks

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I have a wireless HP 6980 series. Doesn't print.


Is the printer communicating with the computer. If you check the printer in printer set-up, does it show online? Is it greyed out? If so, make sure it is not set to "OffLine" If it is, uncheck it. Are print jobs building up in the print que?

You may also try re-connecting the printer via the USB port to the computer to further test the printer, and rule out remote / communication problems.


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Printer is offline


Please tell me how to have my printer online.

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Can't print to mac wirelessly (could do it a few days ago)


I had the same problem until recently. You have to install the drivers FROM THE CD that came with the printer, instead of selecting the drivers from the default list. Then, when selecting which printer driver to use (you'll have two options) choose Canon IJ and NOT Canon MX310 series. This is a problem with their MX310 driver, which is solved using a default/generic Canon InkJet (hence, the IJ) driver. Hope this helps!
P.S. This only works on Mac OS X. I have yet to figure out how to print wirelessly through Vista. Will keep you posted.

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