Printer shows offline in Windows but isn't

Windows 10 consistently says my Epson printer is offline when it isn't.  I've had this happen before on many versions of Windows and with many different home printers.

How can I fix this without a reboot as the printer IS actually online.
frugalmuleAsked:
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McKnifeCommented:
See what happens if you restart the service called "print spooler".
ANUPKUMAR NAIRManager IT InfrastructureCommented:
Restart the server service & Print spooler service.

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nobusCommented:
a bit more info would help
how is the printer connected? usb - wifi ?
and since it happened with many windows versions, either the setup is incorrect, or the printer can be bad
did you test it on another PC also?  try that
MPCP-MattCommented:
Open printer properties, and configure port (if network printer). Is SNMP checked or unchecked?

If checked, uncheck it

Please mark as the answer if printing starts working again!
frugalmuleAuthor Commented:
perfect!
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