My default printer goes off line and can not get it online again- printer control panel says its offline and right click option is "use printer offline".
I click that and it now says printer offline-offline.
Once you install MSE on a machine, it will try to update the virus and spyware definition.
If the machine is not connected to the Internet, it will display “Microsoft Security Essentials wasn’t able to complete the virus and spyware definition updates.
Microsoft has also shared a few known methods to fix this annoying issue which are mentioned in a simple and easy to understand language as following: If any or all above mentioned services are not running or not set to Automatic, double-click on the service, set its Startup type to Automatic from the drop-down list, Apply the changes and click on "Start" button to immediately start it.
If you find it, either change its values to 0 or delete the DWORD. Close Registry Editor and restart your computer to take effect.
Make sure your computer is connected to the Internet and try again” error.
August 2014 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2. To install IKARUS Security Software Virus Database go to your updates, choose manual, select the file you just downloaded and it will update for you.December 2014 Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2. July 2016 Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2. August 2016 Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2. Although Microsoft clearly states on the Microsoft Security Essentials system requirements page that an Internet connection is required for installation and to download the latest virus and spyware definitions, you can still update the MSE offline.Of course, you need a computer with Internet connection to download the offline updates!