Printer offline

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Jan 1, 2017
I have a Windows 7 laptop with a network attached Printer. I know there is a common problem in the printer spool and the printer offline being selected. However, this is not the case. Actually, after I restart the computer and then select printer offline, then the printer somehow comes online. Then I un-select printer offline, and the printer is now able to print.

I have reserved an IP for the printer, so no matter what(unless the router gets reset by pushing the reset button) the printer will always have the same IP. I looked up the problem with the printer being in offline mode, but that was not the case. I am not sure why the printer is offline when the computer restarts.

I tested other computers to see if the printer was listed as offline, and the printer works perfectly fine.
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