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Brother printer not printing wifi - windows 10 issue??

Q: Brother printer not printing wifi - windows 10 issue??

Recently got a new laptop (with windows 10) and switched to cable internet.
My printer says it is connected to wifi, my laptop is connected
I can only print if it is connected with a cord

someone said it could be a windows 10 issue??

my printer is a brother mfc-j875dw

HELP greatly appreciated!!!

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A: Brother printer not printing wifi - windows 10 issue??

Hi and welcome!
I found these steps from Brother's support section of their website.

1. Turn off your Brother machine. Wait a few seconds, then turn it on again.
Wait at least three minutes for the machine to join the network.
If the issue continues, go to STEP 2.

2. Use the Network Connection Repair Tool to fix the Brother machine's network settings. It will assign the correct IP address and the Subnet Mask.
> Click here to see how to use the Network Connection Repair Tool
If the issue continues, go to STEP 3.

3. Check your machine's wireless status by printing the WLAN report.
> Click here to check the wireless status on the WLAN report.

If your WLAN report is stating "Connection OK", although you can not print, refer to "Check the wireless status on the WLAN report" and check "Connection: OK"

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I have a ink jet Brother mfc240c printer. Recently it stopped printing yellow ink. I replaced the cartridge and still no yellow ink comes out on print outs. All other colors print fine (black, cyan magenta), just not the yellow.

I have tried cleaning the print heads and a deep power clean, through the menus on the printer itself. The ink monitor shows all ink levels to be full.

I am using compatible brother ink cartridges and haven't had an issues out of them for the 3+ years I have owned the printer. Any ideas on how to get the yellow to print again? I talked to Brother tech support and they said they could only help me after I had bought "genuine Brother ink" and was hoping the forum here had some suggestions of things I can try before buying some "genuine Brother ink".

Thanks for the help.
 

A:Brother Printer Not Printing Yellow Ink

Don't know much about printers myself, but if I wanted to get this fixed I would probably just phone up Brother but tell them its genuine ink, they won't know any different. If they want to take it in to look at just say no, it wil cost you anyway if its 3+ years old and would probably be cheaper to replace it anyway.
 

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I have a Compaq Presario R3000
I have a Brother MFC-7829N Network Printer
The computer and printer have a wireless connection

The Brother printer is a multi-function printer - fax, scan, copy, print
Fax, scan and copy all work. Printing does not.

Everything was fine until I ran a full scan of my Kaspersky Internet
Security 2009 program. After that I am unable to print via wireless.
I don't know if the 2 are related or just a coincidence.

If I connect a parallel cable on LPT1: the printer works fine.

I have cancelled all open print jobs.
I have turned off, unplugged and restarted the computer, printer,
router, modem.

I am wondering if I have a corrupt dll file or a connection has been
disabled.

Thanks for the help.

Debbie
 

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my wireless brother printer is not printing anything coming from my window 7 computor what is the problem and what do i need to do 

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My HL-5240 worked fine on 9/3. Was away for the weekend - came home and now the printer does not work. Printer status is "Error - printing". Option to connect printer is greyed out. Control panel -> printer is ready. Test page does not print ("error - printing"). If I hit the "go" button on the printer three times, I will get a printed copy of the settings so I know that the printer is able to print (no jams, toner good, etc). If I go to the printer properties and select TROUBLE SHOOT, it comes back and tell me "Trouble shooting couldn't identify the problem". I have an epson printer that prints. So, what happened to my Brother? Any ideas?

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Hello,

Would sure appreciate some help with this; driving me crazy.

Have a few year old Brother monochrome laser printer, Model HL-2140/ 2170W
One of their cheaper models; just does simple B&W single page printing.

I opened up a very big document of a few hundred pages.
The print option gives me the option to print "ALL" or "Just This Page"

I was careless, and didn't select the print only a single page option.

Now, no matter what I do, press, or turn the printer on or off, it always wants to come back to printing
the entire document.

I guess it's all loaded into it's memory.

How do I clear the printer memory, please, so I can go back to printing single pages ?

Much thanks,
Bob

A:Brother Printer Problem; Printing Just A Single Page ? Clearing Mem?

You need to "Clear the print queue" See here:
Delete print jobs from the print queue. | Brother

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Hi. I bought a Brother DCP-J315W and set it up to print via my wifi - it worked fine initially. A couple of days ago I tried to print something - but nothing: a message on the PC said that the document couldn't be printed. I tried via USB cable - still nothing. So I reinstalled the software from the CD-ROM and reset the wifi network (even though the LCD showed no problem - full signal). The wifi indicator on the LCD still shows full signal and the report that is printed out after wifi setup shows all OK. But although I can now print via a USB cable, still no luck via wifi. A bald 'cannot print the document' window: SO annoying, as it was working and I haven't done anything in the interim to stop it from doing so (I was away for Christmas and haven't used the PC (Win XP SP3) since I last printed successfully).

Any ideas why the printer now refuses to accept printing via wifi? In Control Panel/Printers, it is shown as being online. Change to offline, back to online. No joy. I can't see what else to do. A message when I go through troubleshooting steps (in vain) tells me to consult my network administrator - which only makes me angrier, this being a home machine!

Advice gratefully received! if it worked once, what's got into it all of a sudden??!

Thanks,

Martin
 

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OK, so I grew a big pair of cajones and decided to just "go for it" on my main machine and try the inplace upgrade. I crossed my fingers and started setup off the DVD then downloaded the updated setup files...

   Information
BTW - I have previously run the Win7 upgrade advisor and found a few mobo drivers I knew I'd need to update afterwards like SATA RAID. No other issues were reported.
When I crossed my fingers and clicked upgrade, I waited anxiously... then a dialog box popped up informing me that I had issues that needed to be resolved before setup could continue:I need to update my laser printer driver <---???
I need to possibly remove iTunes <-- that's no big deal!
So, I closed setup and went to brothers support site looking for drivers... None were listed but I found a link to the Win7 driver update release schedule. Guess what these ID10Ts are doing with my driver??? Not gonna be released until December 2009!!! WTH??? Here is their release schedule: http://welcome.solutions.brother.com...r_schedule.pdf

As a teacher one peripheral I rely on heavily is my printer...
MY QUESTION IS: IS ANYONE HERE USING THIS PRINTER WITH WIN7 AND ARE YOU HAVING ANY ISUES USING THE LAST VISTA DRIVER?

A:Brother HL-2040 Printer Driver Issue...

More info on the issue:

According to Microsoft my printer is compatible...
https://www.microsoft.com/windows/co...ters&os=32-bit

However, a support call to Brother confirmed that they will not have Win7 drivers until early December as shown in the release schedule above!

SO BACK TO THE QUESTION... IS ANYONE RUNNING THIS PRINTER WITH WIN7???

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Hello

Our office has a Brother 8840D printer attached to the network (a network of about8 computers, 3 of which should be able to print from this particular printer). About six weeks ago it inexplicably quit working from one computer. Printing from the other computers were unaffected. I was able to solve this problem by re-installing the printer software on the computer that would not print.

Now, the printer will no longer print again. Additionally, the other two computers cannot print either. I have tried re-installing the software, and the system is able to do so without problems, but no documents will print from the printer.

I even tried adding the printer using XP's "add printer" feature, but the printer no longer shows up as one of my choices (it used to).

All of the computers are running XP Professional. The printer quit in the middle of printing a large document, and has been unable to restore printing.

There is a "Reset Printer" option on the machine, but I am hesitant to try it for fear of messing up the working fax function.

Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks.
 

A:Networked Printer issue (Brother 8840D)

Hi

Is the a network printer, ie connected via RJ45 and CAT5 cable, or is plugged into a machine via either USB or Parallel.
 

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I have tried restarting. I have tried completely uninstalling hyper v, re installing the printer and then reinstalling hyper v. At every stage through installing hyper v it was printing. Then I left it overnight, and the next morning it wouldn't print. Any assistance gratefully received.
I am using vhd files (Vista and XP) with hyper v and internal networking. Comp TIA A+ qualified.

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Hi,

Hope this is the correct Forum for Printer questions.
Is it ?

Have a 5 yr old Brother printer (HL-2140) which uses a TN-360 ink Cartridge.

A Brother branded "high yield" TN-360 goes for about $ 50. Wow.

I see that Amazon carries several other non Brother, but supposedly compatible
TN-360 cartridges by mfg. names I've never heard of.

Much, much cheaper.
Am willing to try one, but am very uncertain which of the brands to go with.

Anyone have any experience with non Brother labeled "compatible" cartridges ?
Any good ?
Which Brand should I try, perhaps ?

Note: It's almost worth buying a brand new Brother printer instead !

Thought on ?

Thanks,
Bob

A:Brother Printer and Non-Brother Branded Ink Cartridges ?

Hi, again:

You will likely find that the answer to this question falls into 2 major camps:
Only use OEM, branded ink from the printer manufacturer (or a trusted, high-volume, reputable seller), OR
It's perfectly fine to use knockoff, refurb, non-branded
I don't know anything about Brother, as I have been using HP printers/all-in-ones since the days of the printing press.

No matter which brand, in the printer industry, the ink/toner is how the manufacturer makes its money, not on the hardware.

There are many factors in the risk:benefit calculation, such as budget, volume of printing needs, need for optimal performance, etc.

My own personal experience for relatively heavy home/home office use is that it is not worth skimping on the cost of discounted ink/toner.
There can be serious quality issues with the cheap stuff (even branded, refurbished ones).
And there can be quality issues even when buying "new" OEM ink/toner from 3rd-party sites or even brick and mortar big box stores (the items may be legit, but they are stale).
If the price seems too good to be true, it probably is.
HP has a terrific ink/toner program -- 2 or 3 mouse clicks and I have the products on my doorstep 1 or 2 business days later, with free shipping. The price is highly competitive, and the ink/toner is always fresh and high-quality. This works very well for me.

Your mileage may vary, of course....
Cheers, MM
P.S. Did you resolve the other issue reported HERE??? If so, it helps us (a... Read more

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Hey everyone. I've ran into an issue I can't seem to figure out, and I'm starting to think it's a hardware problem.

I have a fairly new office printer, a Lanier LP137CN. Everything is printing good, with the exception of most of our PDF files. However...

1) printing in JUST black and white, the images and text look great
2) printing in color, the black text is blurry...but any other color on the page is fine

I've installed brand new drivers, both PCL5 and PCL6, plus the PS driver. I've printed from about 5-6 computers, three different operating systems (Windows 8, 7 and XP).

Thing is, this wasn't happening for months, and suddenly, it has become an issue.

Any help is greatly appreciated. Thank you.
 

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I just set up my new Dell with Windows 7. I connected it to my Brother MFC-8840D printer with a USB connection. Windows 7 recognized the printer and set it as default. But I cannot print anything. I called Brother, and the person said that the proper driver was in the computer. However, she then sent me an email which indicated that Brother does not offer a driver for this unit with Windows 7, but that an appropriate driver can be found on Windows Update. I had no success going to Windows Update. Does anyone have an idea (short of having to buy a new printer)?

Thanks.
 

A:Windows 7 and Drivers for a Brother Printer

I'd try to get clarification from the tech support person about getting a working driver via Windows Update, and why it didn't work for you.

If Brother has a Vista driver try that.

Or try the Vista or XP driver using the Troubleshoot Compatibility option (assuming you have a self-installing executable right click on it to get that option). You can spend the better part of an afternoon with the "recommended" settings, and with XP or Vista with various service pack levels. Oh, and sometimes this works. Start reading from post # 18 in this thread to see how this technique worked for some USB wireless adapters.
 

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I am unable to Print pages 1-2 out of 10.  Sometimes I only need a few pages out of the whole amount. Can you please help me find the issue? Thanks

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Hi,

Please guide me how I can get a driver for my brother printer HL -1030 for Windows 7. I called Brother office in Canada and they say this printer is not compatible with Windows 7. Is there any other printer driver I can download and get my printer working.

Thanks in advance.

Wonderdollar

A:Brother HL-1030 printer driver for Windows 7

You should be able to use the XP drivers and install them in compatibilty mode.

Here's a link to the XP Home/Pro 32-Bit Drivers
Brother Solutions Center: HL-1030: Downloads: Others

To run the installer in compatibility mode:

Right Click Installer > Properties > Compatibility > Select the OS you want. (In this case, XP)

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I'm trying to figure why this keeps happening and how to get my printer offline. I've gone to Print Management, right-clicked on the printer (under the 'All Printers' list), went to 'Properties', and have no idea what to do next. I've looked at similar questions
on your Tech support page and it looks like there are answers but no helpful ones. Everyone seems to be having issues with Windows 8 and their printers being offline. Please help!

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Hi thanks for solutions in advance.
I have a Hp compaq nx9005 running on Xp, a surface Rt and a brother printer Mfc-5890cn.
The problem I have is firstly no internet so currently running on personal hotspot.
I am searching for solution to transfer files to print to printer. I have tried iprint app on mobile.
Have bought a memorystick to transfer from Rt to Xp, with original thoughts of transferring from memory stick then printing from here. Have tried never ware cloud ready download but link fails.
Is there another simple solution to just transfer and print from and to the devices. Thank you
 

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Hi, I cannot re-install my brother printer HL2170W. I have seen here a post that had the link to the website for the latest drivers...went there and when i unzip the file there is no setup file or even an executable file that gets zipped. Am i missing something?

Prior to this, I ran the install of the latest drivers (I think) from the website for 64 bit vista. Then it went through the installation and completed but the printer does not show up on the control panel. So, that is why I tried to follow the instructions posted here.

Thanks
 

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I have a HP 4200 with 42megs memory. Every once in a while when printing for example a 36 page document. Once it nears the end let say page 35 it starts printing from page one again and then it prints complete. It is intermitten and not document specific.

I have tried printing at a lower resolution, printing in raw format.

Any ideas?
 

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I cannot find a driver when trying to install the printer over my home network.Printer is installed and working on Dell XP 3100
Printer has prevously been installed via usb on Tosh Win 7
Printer & file sharing are set up on both computers
Files and printers can be seen from the Tosh that are on the Dell.
When i try to install, I get error message that a driver cannot be found. Remeber the printer is installed locally on both machines... so drivers are present.
Does anyone know how to direct to the driver? I do not have an printer install disc... installed from download.

thanks
JP

A:Install Brother HL-1440 as network printer on Windows 7

With my Brother, running the downloaded installer finds the printer already on he network. Sets it up and install the drivers. Otherwise, W& will try to use it's geneic WSD, which is not bidirectional.
I did have a problem that I resolved by completely uninstalling and re-running the latest installer from Brother's website. Hope that helps.

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Hello,
I have a printer HP PSC 1510. It works fine except when I turn it in, it ALWAYS prints by default a couple of pages. I would like to not have those default pages to be print when the printer start. I tried to look in the printer properties but could not find the option 'do not print default pages when started'. Can anyone help me?
Thank you in advance for your support.
 

A:Printer HP PSC 1510 - Default Page Printing Issue

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I've installed a Brother HL-1240 laser printer on a new Windows 8 computer. Brother says that Windows has built in the driver for this printer. Sure enough, the printer appears on my device list. However, the printer preferences says that the maximum resolution is 300 dpi. The specs for the printer clearly state a max resolution of 600 dpi.

When I used the printer on an XP computer I got 600 dpi.

Has anyone else run into the problem of the Windows 8 printer drive not allowing the maximum printer resolution?

Any solution? I chatted with Brother support and they said that since Windows created the drive that there was nothing Brother could do.

BTW - The printer functions in Windows 8, it just can't supply the max resolution so many of my pdf prints look pixelated.

A:Windows 8 built-in Brother printer driver caps resolution

Originally Posted by ChrisVan


I chatted with Brother support and they said that since Windows created the drive that there was nothing Brother could do.



Just my two cents but I seriously doubt that the Win 8 developers are in the driver development business for all 3rd party hardware. Just because it is inherently available via Windows 8 installation methods does not mean that it was created by the Windows 8 developers. With that said, I would be going back to Brother support and tell them that "they" made a mistake when they submitted that Win 8 driver for inclusion in the Win 8 operating system. Specifically, they forgot (or knowingly) did not include the 600 DPI option. And, while you are at it, ask them if there might be an alternative driver (w/600 DPI) available that might work for your specific printer. Good luck.

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Hello.

I am i looking for some assistance with my WiFi printer. I have an epson wp-4025 which states that it is connected to my router on ip 192.168.1.5. I cannot connect to the printer status ip page and cannot print to the printer wirelessly. I had it working briefly the other day but the web browser no longer allows me to open the ip address page? and windows cannot discover the printer with a manual tcp/ip port entry.
I have pinged the address and recieved confirmation packets have been sent and recieved.
Any help would be very much appreciated.

Thanks
 

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I have Windows Vista Home Premium 64 bit version and the install of the Brother DCP 7065DN is causing me grief.

The copy and scan functions are operable, but not the printer function.

I am logged in as Administrator in Vista.

Printing a test page returns an "access is denied" message.

So I try to open as administrator and trying the Print test page, returns message "Printer not installed"

I have tried the XP compatibility mode as well as XP and Win7 printer drivers but no success.

I have had no problem installed the printer on another hard drive with Win 7

Brother says my Vista is corrupted and contact support.microsoft.com . How nice, Doing a web search, it seems that Brother definitely has compatibility issues with Vista judging on all the posts. Unfortunately I see few solutions.

Any takers out there?
 

A:Brother Printer DCP 7065DN printer driver won't install

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Moved to new post due to incorrect title:

"Poor Scanning Quality with Brother DCP-1000"

I apologize for the inconvenience, since I couldn't edit the title.
 

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I just got a Mac (used) computer and hooked it up to my modem and router. Everything was working fine until I installed a new wireless printer (HP Envy 4520). The wifi is now only working through the printer. Other devices in the house show a wifi signal but it's not working. When I run a diagnostics test it says wifi does not have any problems. I'm assuming what has happened is it's locked into just the DNS for the printer because the network wasn't set up correctly to have multiple devices. I know this is a simple fix for someone who understands networking (but that is not me). Any suggestions?
 

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I received a Ipad2 for xmas. I tried the brother printer app 7820n on my network several times and had no luck.Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD E-300 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics, AMD64 Family 20 Model 2 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3686 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 6310 Graphics, 384 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 291227 MB, Free - 246781 MB;
Motherboard: TOSHIBA, Portable PC
Antivirus: Norton Internet Security, Updated and Enabled
 

A:Need help with printing Ipad to brother 7820n

moved to handheld forum

Does the printer work OK from a PC on the network ?
 

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I received a Ipad2 for xmas. I tried the brother printer app 7820n on my network several times and had no luck
 

A:Need help with printing Ipad to brother 7820n

please do not duplicate posts
continue here
http://forums.techguy.org/business-applications/1034948-need-help-printing-ipad-brother.html
 

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Printing Problem with Brother 1440 Attempting to print a report from Crystal Reports. Format of the report looks OK but the data is all jibberish. Running Windows 2000. Reinstalled drivers and any patches, same problem. XP machines are not experiencing this problem. Any Ideas? Thanks
 

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I recently got to know about printer servers which enable wireless printing for wired printers.

My printer is a Brother MFC-L2700D. Is there any printer server which can support this?
 

A:Wireless printing for Brother MFC-L200D

I can't find anything online for Brother MFC-L200D are you sure that's the correct model name ?
 

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I'm feeling extremely frustrated with my new Brother laser printer. It takes several minutes to print 3 or 4 pages. The screen says "Receiving data".
I'm using a Mac on the most current OS, My wifi router is a Cisco Linksys E1500.
 

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I have my Brother HL 1440 printer installed on a USB port and cannot get it to do manual duplex (2 sided) printing. The driver presents, under Properties/Advanced/AB, the option to do so but when I check the box for manual duplex it does not do so. As far as I know I have the correct driver for Win 7 64bit.

Has anyone experienced this or have a idea where I might find the solution? Brother offers no solution.

Thank you.

A:Brother hl 1440 manual duplex printing

Just for your information, I have been unable to get the drivers to consistently work with Vista 32 or 64. I have gotten them to work with 64 at times, but I changed the configuration of my network, and they quit and I have not been able to figure out why. I am once again, after the lapse of several months, trying for a solution. I saw your post and I wanted you to know that it is not something specifically about Windows 7. The drivers worked excellently under XP.

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Hi all I just got the following message when trying to connect my HP envy 4527 printer wifi with my macbook pro 2016. Can someone send foolproof instructions on how to fix this / what this means?  Is it something to do with my internet speed/provider? If so, I may not be able to change this as I live in rented accommodation. 'Cannot connect to the network XXX. Your device is not compatible with 5GHZ networks.  Select another network then try again.' Thanks  

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OK, I'm using Windows 7 on a 64 bit quad core Asus PC in my part time business home office here.

About a year ago, I bought a Brother MFC-J6910DW multifunction. It was apparently poorly designed, because it printed in "reverse order", right out of the box. What this means is that, if I print a 100 page document, it will print the stack out with page 1 on the BOTTOM and page 100 on top, and if I want it in correct order ( of all my NERVE ) I'd have to hand sort it in reverse. YES, this seems INSANE but this is how they designed this printer!

The only "work around", I was told by support, was to set it to print in "reverse order", so that page 1 would come out at the top of the 100 pages. I kid you not, folks! So I did it, it sort of solved the problem, but was very slow at printing large files ( over about 40 pages ) because it apparently had to process them in reverse order in the Windows print spooler, then print them? So this went on until last week, when something went wrong in the scanner software and it could no longer communicate ( using this via wifi ) with my PC. So I had to uninstall the huge software app, and reinstall it again. I set the "reverse order" setting in the devices and printers settings, as the default, being I knew painfully about it, this time.

SO today, I had a rush project and had to print a file that was 42 pages. I started around 10 AM and was supposed to go out with the work around 1 PM. I needed 6 sets,... Read more

A:Print processor problems Brother MFC-J6910DW reverse order printing

Is anyone reading this?

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I am uasing a Brother HL-64720DW and I can no longer print duplex multiple copies. I can Still make a sinlge duplex copy ior multiple non-duplwx copies. I had done nothing "new" right before this happened (downloads, etc. I checked the settings and they seem the same, and I installed the latest driver, but no luck so far.

Pete

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q8400 @ 2.66GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3070 Mb
Graphics Card: Ai Squared Mirror Driver, 6 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 464684 MB, Free - 129699 MB; F: Total - 1907726 MB, Free - 1907317 MB; H: Total - 715227 MB, Free - 197619 MB; J: Total - 953634 MB, Free - 197841 MB; M: Total - 1907726 MB, Free - 613951 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 07N90W
Antivirus: Norton 360, Updated and Enabled
 

A:Solved: Problem printing multiple duplex copies on a Brother HL-5370DW

My problem was that I could not print multiple duplex copies with my HL-5370DW. No one here responded, but when I upgraded (for other reasons) to the new model HL-5470DW and had the same trouble. I called Brother and after going through a number of people one solved the problem. It was the driver. The hard part is finding a driver that will do what I want it to do. He found one and the printer is now working perfectly. Soif you have this kind of problem with your printer call Brother first and, if you have enough patient, one of their techs will most likely find a driver that will work for you. I probably should have done that first myself, but was hoping to avoid the time it took.

Pete
 

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Can anyone help

I have a windows printer connected by parallel cable to LPT1 on a PC running Windows XP.

I need to run some old DOS based programmes, the printer that we used to have worked with PCL and we had no problems, however, the one we have now just supports Windows.

Is there some software that can be bought or a setting in XP that I can check that will enable the print to get through to the printer so that we don't need to buy a new PCL printer.

Thanks
Max
 

A:DOS printing on a windows printer

Have you checked the pronter manufacturers website? Many times they will have both Postscript and PCL drivers.
 

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We have a networked desktop PC that connects with a virtual USB port ... we upgraded from Windows XP to Windows 7x64. We have loaded (and reloaded) the Universal Driver and the Software for the printer for Windows7. We are trying to print to a HP P2055dn printer. We can load the printer but it won't print. Am I missing a driver file somewhere or a setting?

A:Printer not Printing with Windows 7

Hello scbeatty . Welcome to the Forum.

Try using this driver that seems to be the one for W7: HP LaserJet P2050 Series PCL6 Default Install
HP LaserJet P2050 Printer series*-* HP LaserJet P2050 Series PCL6 Default Install - HP Business Support Center

To change the driver:
Uninstall (remove) the printer from Devices and Printers
Unplug the printer from the computer
Restart the computer
Install the driver package from the download
Plug in the printer when requested.

Hope that helps.

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When i was using windows 8 the wifi was good and would never get disrupted.But i updated to windows 8.1 and now when am downloading something the wifi gets disconnected and wont show the network even if the router is on and my phone is still connected to it.I have to toggle the wifi on and off for some 6-7 times and then toggle airplane mode on and off for 3-4 times to get it to discover the network.Is this because of the adapter or driver and my laptop has a ralink wifi adapter.What should i do?Thanks

A:Windows 8.1 wifi issue ralink wifi adapter and envy 15t j001...

Goutham, Welcome to the HP Forum. You might try the following Ralink driver for Windows 8.1 :sp63945 Mediatek - alink 802.11 WiFi Adapter V5.0.34.0 - Win 8.1 [Devices] (Hardware Ids)PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_5390="Ralink RT5390 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter"PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_539F="Ralink RT5390 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter"PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_3592="Ralink RT3592 802.11a/b/g/n WiFi Adapter"PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_3090="Ralink RT3090 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter"PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_539A="Ralink RT5390R 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter"PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_539B="Ralink RT5390R 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter"PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_3290="Ralink RT3290 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi Adapter"PCI\VEN_14C3&DEV_7630="Mediatek MT7630E 802.11bgn Wi-Fi Adapter "Your computer's webpage does show a few drivers for Windows 8.1:HP ENVY TouchSmart 15-j001tx Notebook PC Drivers  Hope this helps. Click the Kudos Star!It is a great ?Thank You? to the HP Experts who are here to help!

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Today i found my brother HL - 1210 printer no respond, any suggestion?

Davidnaoe

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i just got a Brother MFC-4420C multifunction printer, i went onto the Brother site, downloaded the drivers, etc. and tryed 2 run the driver, and got this messgae, any1 know why? thanks :
 

A:Brother printer

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hey guys,

i just recently bought a brother all-in-one printer (model # MFC-495CW) and was wondering how to use the feeder on the top of the machine to do couble sided copies/scans?

if you could help that would be awesome
 

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My brother printer won't print double sided ever since my hard drive crashed. I have a new hard drive now. I completely uninstalled printer and started over from scratch. Updated software and driver. My iPad will print to the printer and do double sided printer but not my laptop. What else can I do?
 

A:Brother printer

Please post only one thread relating to your problem. Posting multiple threads for the same problem makes it difficult to help when suggestions are spread across multiple threads, and it is against forum rules.
 

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Windows 7 Professional

Haven't had the need to use my printer in a couple of weeks, so I don't know when the problem started. It is a Brother HL-2270DW that has been problem free. There are tests that can be tried using the printer itself and it says it has a good connection and should be functioning.

Nevertheless, when I click on print, the available choices are Microsoft XPS Document writer and Fax; the Brother unit is not included as an option. When I enter the control panel and look at the devices, my printer is mentioned with a Troubleshooting necessary indicated, but letting the troubleshooter do its job does not provice any suitable result.

I returned to a restore point the 23 of this month, but am not wanting to go much further back, because except for the printer problem, my computer is working great, and I don't want to remove necessary updates, etc. that might create a whole new problem.

I have shut down for half minute and restarted the printer to see if it might provide a benefit, but when I restart the printer, it's self trouble shooting feature suggest that the unit is both attached and working properly. Toner is over 90% remaining. BTW it is wifi and my router seems to be working perfectly. Drivers are latest.

Thanks for any input!

A:Printer problem needs guru. Looks like Windows not Brother problem.

Do you have it setup as a wireless printer? If so, reinstall the printer driver but use a USB cable initially.
Once that is working then setup wireless.

If you don't have the CD or can't find it, the drive is available from the Brother web site (I have the same printer).

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I am using a laptop Inspiron 4100 with Windows XP s2. I have several old printers I would like to use. None of them will print any data on the page. The printer goes back and forth but no data. Any help trouble shooting would be greatly helpful. (Printers: HP 3915,845c Canon bjc4000,4100)
 

A:Windows XP Printing NO DATA to PRINTER

What do you mean by "the printer goes back and forth but no data?" Do you mean it appears to be printing but nothing is on the page?

How old are these printers? If they are ribbon or Inkjet, the ink has probably dried up and needs to be replaced.

If thats not the case, how are you connecting them..usb..parallel?
 

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Just got windows 7 on dell 530 asprion. Did a clean download with windows 7 --had some storage memory problems--- but got that corrected . 7 works great runs nice but i am getting a problem from my dell aio 948 printer connecting to my documents i need to print. Finally got it to print after hours of tech support. Next day was printing from mail merge on works 9 problem returns and now still dont get print command connection.

As for a dell aio 948 if you have one they will give you a message in the right corner in front of your document showing you ready capacity to print using aio's ink jet system

printer prints and i get a nice copy of my document

unfortunatly when i start to print my document off of the file menu i choose print then get my preference window-- choose "ok"-- get a flash of a tiny download window -- possibley to say that the document has been seen and will be sent to the printer-- and that's the last command the computer shows -- my lower right capicity window does not show on the monitor as usual-- and no printing connection takes place

no paper goes through the printer either

sounds like a easy enough problem to fix --- print command just doesn't tell the aio that there is something ready to print--- but where do i go to fix the problem ?

Anyone know about ?

A:Windows 7 is a not printing with dell aio printer

I'm running the aio 948 on a test bed with win7 and haven't had problems other than to not let windows update load a new driver. It's old. Did you get win7 drivers from dell??

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