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    Offline


    Is controlling ONLINE/OFFLINE a device or o/s function ?

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    Welcome to Windows Eight Forums, kenhawk76.

    A device needs an OS to manage hardware peripherals to be able to get online or a device needs firmware to do so. Therefore, it's both.
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    Hehe...thx for your responce ! Then my problem now has become two because I can't find access tto the feature on neither my laptop nor Win 8 !!
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    I'm still not explaining myself !

    SCENARIO: I went to print a document when I got a message saying that I was OFFLINE ! SO....how do I get ONLINE ?
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    In this instance i believe the message may be saying the printer is offline?
    Can you check the message and confirm?

    Regards,
    Jamie
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    [QUOTE=kenhawk76;409917]I'm still not explaining myself !

    SCENARIO: I went to print a document when I got a message saying that I was OFFLINE ! SO....how do I get ONLINE ?

    Correct
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    Correct
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    Take a look at these 2 answers and see if they help:

    print spooler issues with windows 8

    Network printer shows offline on Windows 8 - Microsoft Community


    • Has printing ever worked for you?
    • is it a newly installed printer?


    Regards,
    Jamie
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