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Epson wireless printer offline...Mac

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November 3, 2012 1:54:43 PM

When trying to print from my Mac pro to the wireless Epson printer, says printer offline and will not print on occasion. Oddly, around noon it sometimes print or at 2AM. My HP is also connected to wireless and it works fine.

How can I get my Mac to print to the Epson wireless printer and keep the printer online?

Please help!
February 12, 2013 12:59:07 AM

JacksonFam said:
When trying to print from my Mac pro to the wireless Epson printer, says printer offline and will not print on occasion. Oddly, around noon it sometimes print or at 2AM. My HP is also connected to wireless and it works fine.

How can I get my Mac to print to the Epson wireless printer and keep the printer online?

Please help!


I was having the same problem with my Mac and my Epson Workforce 545 wireless printer. Here is what I did and it works for me. Hopefully it will for you as well.
1. Click on the Apple icon and go to System Preferences
2. Click on Print & Fax icon
3. Click on Options & Supplies
4. Go to "Print Using:" drop down menu
6. Click on "Select Printer Software"
7. Scroll down to your particular Epson printer and click on it
8. Return to Print & Fax screen and your printer should now be in Idle, Default mode
9. Your printer should be back online and ready to print.
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