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Elijah Thomas
Elijah Thomas, Printer Engineer
Category: Printers
Satisfied Customers: 5072
Experience:  Senior Printer Engineer at Helpdesk Solutions
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I cannot reconnect my printer it just shows 'offline' USB, I

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I cannot reconnect my printer it just shows 'offline'
JA: How are you connecting to your printer: wirelessly or by USB?
Customer: USB
JA: When did you last update the printer driver software?
Customer: I haven't .. At least don't remember!!!!
JA: Anything else you want the Printer Expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: Sorry.. hope the expert can help? Pretty useless at sorting 'stuff'
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Printers
Expert:  Elijah Thomas replied 1 year ago.
Hello, I am Kyle and today I will be your I.T engineer from Just Answer a paid independent answering service. The Just Answer platform has a wide variety of experts available online including electricians, doctors and lawyers.Firstly, sorry to hear about your issue. I work in accordance with the troubleshooting guidelines issued by your manufacturer / service provider and will help you to get back up and running again.Please note: An automatic secure remote assistance request will be made by our system please do not accept this session as its very likely that we can resolve your issue via this chat without any additional charge to you.Please can you give me two moments to review your problem?
Expert:  Elijah Thomas replied 1 year ago.

Ok disconnect your printer from the power supply for 12 seconds and then connect this back to the power supply again. Make sure the printer has ink and paper and no errors on the screen.

Then restart your computer and connect the printer to the computer via USB and then try to print again.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No luck
Expert:  Elijah Thomas replied 1 year ago.

Ok are there any errors on the printer itself?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No . Thank you. I am finishing this conversation. Please delete me from your service
Expert:  Elijah Thomas replied 1 year ago.

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