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Whats the difference between Online and Offline

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What's the difference between Online and Offline?

Hi my name is XXXXX XXXXX welcome to JustAnswer. This is a back and forth process and if I don't help you immediately just reply back.


Online displays live internet content. Offline means you are not connected to the internet and can only see pages previously cached (saved) on your computer.


Customer: replied 5 years ago.
I wasn't really talking about the Internet, I was talking about my printer.

Online mean it is ready to receive data from a computer. Offline make it so that it cannot receive data. Most maintenance functions on a printer should be done when offline. You don't want the printer to all of a sudden start printing.


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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Thank you very much.
you are welcome