Best Fix: Why Does My Printer Go Offline?

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I am having trouble with my printer. Whenever I connect my printer to my PC after some time, it says the printer is offline.Why does my printer go offline in Windows Vista?

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Best Fix: Why Does My Printer Go Offline?

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As we know that SNMP stands for Simple Network Management Protocol, which mainly serves as a means of getting information from network devices like printers, routers, etc.

Your printer goes offline because the Windows enables SNMP support and when it does not get a response to an SNMP message, it assumes that the printer is offline.

(i) Right-Click on the Printer(Printers Window).

(ii) Select Ports tab.

(iii) Select 'Configure Port'.

(iv) Untick SNMP status enable.

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