RE: Printer Always Offline after a restart
I have the same thing with a brand-new Dell Vista home premium machine --
everytime I restart, my printers are offline, and the only way to get them
going is to delete and re-add the printers. Help!
"Robert Karp" wrote:
> I have two PCs (one XP SP2 and one Vista Premium), two printers, and a
> cable modem all connected through a linksys router.
> Every time I start the Vista machine, one of the printers is always
> offline. I have not found a way to get the printer online other than
> to delete it and then add it. This always works but is a bit of a
> pain to have to do on every start.
> Anyone encounter this yet?
> If it matters, the printers are both HP devices, one 2600n and one
> 1320n. The 2600n wasn't found at all by the Vista machine until I
> installed it via the HP setup disc. I can't do that for the 1320n
> because the setup program stops and tells me to use Vista's add
> printer function.
> Also if it matters, the Vista machine was upgraded over XP Home (under
> which everything was just fine).