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Windows 7: can't print from laptop


20 Oct 2012   #1

7 Pro, 64-bit, SP1
 
 
can't print from laptop

I have a desktop and a laptop, both running Windows 7-64. I've been able to print to either of my printers from the laptop, but now it says Server Offline and won't send print jobs out. The printers are set to Share.
I don't have a server, and the desktop is running (not sleeping). What happened, and how do I fix it?


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20 Oct 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Some times a reboot of both computers will sometimes do the trick.
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20 Oct 2012   #3

Mac OS X 10.9
 
 

It could be that the IP address might have been changed.
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21 Oct 2012   #4

7 Pro, 64-bit, SP1
 
 

Okay, rebooting should have been an obvious attempt at fixing the problem. It didn't work, however. I also deleted and reinstalled the printer driver, and that didn't work, either.
I don't know if the IP address changed - I don't know what it was before, so I can't tell if it's changed.
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