Windows 10: Printer status monitor not being run at startup

Discus and support Printer status monitor not being run at startup in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I have two Epson printers. Both normally have icons in the notifications area of the taskbar. After a reboot, I normally see the two printer icons, but... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by perkinw, Nov 16, 2020.

  1. perkinw Win User

    Printer status monitor not being run at startup


    I have two Epson printers. Both normally have icons in the notifications area of the taskbar. After a reboot, I normally see the two printer icons, but occasionally (maybe once ever two months), both icons are missing. When I check the Startup tab of Task Manger, I can see that the Epson Status Monitor is not running. I can get it to run by (1) turning on the printer (2) accessing the Printing Preferences from "Printers and Scanners" and checking a box that says "Register the shortcut icon to the taskbar." I have to do this for each printer. Then the icons are restored.

    My question: What causes this, and how do I avoid it?

    Windows Version 10.0.18362.1171

    :)
     
    perkinw, Nov 16, 2020
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  2. Status Monitor for an Epson NX127 printer

    • Right-click the
      Printer status monitor not being run at startup drv_taskbaricon_6_er.gif
      printer icon in the task bar (bottom-right corner of your screen), and select
      Printer Settings.
    • Click the Maintenance tab, then Speed & Progress.
    • Check Enable EPSON Status Monitor 3 to enable it.
    • Click Monitoring Preferences for more settings.
    • When you're done, click OK.
    Epson Stylus NX127 | Epson Stylus Series | All-In-Ones | Printers | Support | Epson US
     
    Smittychat., Nov 16, 2020
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  3. Rose Cal Win User
    printer status

    Hi Dick,

    You may modify the settings to change the printer status. To resolve your concern, we suggest that you follow the steps in this article by clicking on this

    link
    to change printer status from offline to online.

    Let us know if you need further assistance.
     
    Rose Cal, Nov 16, 2020
    #3
  4. Printer status monitor not being run at startup

    Windows 10 Printer Online/Offline Status.

    Hi Snipe,



    Thank you for writing to Microsoft Community Forums.



    In order to get clarity on this issue and assist you with appropriate troubleshooting steps, please reply with the answers to the questions below.



    1. Are you aware of any changes made to this computer prior to the issue?
    2. What is the make and model number of your printer?
    3. When exactly do you face this issue?


    I suggest you to first Set The Printer As Default and then refer
    Change the printer's status to "online" and change the default status to
    online.



    This way, the printer will be default and the status will be always Online.



    Hope it helps.



    Let us know if you got the help you needed by clicking Yes or No.
     
    Shafeeq_Khan, Nov 16, 2020
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