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Windows 7: Networked Printer always shows up as offline have to select other

21 Oct 2012   #1

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Networked Printer always shows up as offline have to select other

so I have a hp a910 printer connected directly via ethernet to my router. The printer shows up in my Devices & Printers, as a HP a910 network, and I have it set as my default printer. However if i go to print lets say from Word or really any application, and I print to my default it won't print, as the HP a910 shows up as offline. But if I select the "plain" HP a910 from the printer drop down menu, it will print. Why is this, and is there a way to have the "plain" HP a910 as my default printer?

thanks in advance!

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21 Oct 2012   #2

Mac OS X 10.9

Remove the computer from Devices & Printers and get the most updated driver and try to install it again.
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21 Oct 2012   #3

Mac OS X 10.9

Don't use the Windows Driver. Something they have some problems.
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