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Q: brother printer MFC-J615W won't print

Can someone help me figure out how to get my printer working again. I just moved to another state and perhaps something happened during the move. First it wouldn't print because I needed a new black ink cartridge. That didn't help. Page would print only a graphic or the text was a pale blue impossible to read.

I tried to reinstall with my driver CD, but now the printer won't run at all; won't even try to print a page, doesn't make a sound. And it keeps turning itself off. I use Windows XP Pro. Sure would appreciate some advice. Thanks.

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Preferred Solution: brother printer MFC-J615W won't print

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: brother printer MFC-J615W won't print

I would suggest that you might find this link of some help:

http://www.brother-usa.com/ModelDocuments/Consumer/Users Manual/UM_MFC_J615W_J630W_EN_2533.PDF

Take a look at page 63.

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Blue buttons and lcd blink alternately. Nothing has any affect. Unit is fairly new, no jams or visible damage.
 

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I have been trying to install a new printer on my laptop. I have a Gateway MC78 series running Vista Ultimate. I have already installed and can print wirelessly on another laptop without a problem but its running Windows 7. While this proves the printer works, I'm desperate to get it working on my Vista laptop. I've also tried Brother Support but they blamed my computer and couldn't help.

I've installed and uninstalled the software from the CD, the Brother website as well as letting the plug and play on my computer install the drivers. The error message I get when I try to view the properties of the printer as an Admin is that the printer drivers are not installed! I know the laptop is communicating with the printer because the Brother Print Monitor shows the ink status of the printer, it just won't print. I'm using a USB cable to connect to the printer because I couldn't get the laptop to print wirelessly. Although it may have connected because I could see everything I do now, it just wouldn't print because the drivers are not installed.

My goal for now is to get this to print and then I'll try setting up wirelessly. Once my computer sees the printer drivers, I'm sure using the wireless won't be a problem.

I am desperate to get the laptop to work with the printer. This laptop has everything on it and I will be leaving town next week with the other laptop. My husband will need to use the printer while I'm gone. I ... Read more

A:Can't install drivers for Brother MFC-J615W

Did I post this in the wrong place? I was thinking this wouldn't be too hard to solve but with no responses I'm a little worried now.
 

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Hi,

I'm just wrapping up installation of a new computer, including a clean install of Windows 10. We have a networked Brother MFC-8480DN. I went to Brother's site, retrieved and installed the full driver and software package for this printer and 64-bit Win 10. There were no errors or warnings indicated during the installation. I rebooted the computers, and attempted to print a test page from Word. Nothing happened -- Word didn't give any error messages, but nothing was queued to the printer.

The printer is set as my default printer. The status shows 'working properly'. The device troubleshooter is unable to detect any errors. In attempting to print a test page from the Printer Properties dialog, it immediately pops up with 'Test page failed to print'.

I can "talk" to the printer. There's a web management page which I can reach without problem through a browser. One of the programs installed with the Brother package was a scan and fax utility, which I tried and had no problem scanning something.

So I'm really at a loss what the problem might be, or where to go from here. I hope someone can help.

Thanks,

Ken

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I have a brother QL 580 n printer that I use to print labels from an application my issues is that when I try to print labels according to size specifically small labels the printer starts like it is printing the light turns red then it does not print.However if I try to print a standard label it prints with a lot of wasted white space.How can I get it to print label to size as per the text in this case it is 62mm by 29mm.
Thank you.
 

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I have a brother printer HL 5250DN and I have it hooked up to my airport to share with my Imac and my pc. Everything was working fine the other day until my brother decided it wanted to die and I went to replace it with a new one. (I bouthg it at staples and they exchanged for a new one). I did the following steps but it still doesn't work:

I turned off all computers.
Unplugged the printer from power and network cable from air port.
I turned off airport and unplugged cables.
I waited about five minutes and plugged all back in and turned back on. still no worky, i can not detect the printer on my pc but I can on my imac. I unistalled the drivers and re-installed on the pc. I don't know what to do next and I really need to print!
 

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running Windows XP Home & FireFox. my printer is connected via a USB port. when i try to print, the printer display shows 'receiving data', the printer icon on the monitor task bar disappears (as in the doc has printed) but i don't get a physical printed doc. i use PaperPort a lot so i switch back & forth between hard copies & virtual copies. the virtual copies aspect works fine, just can't get hard copies. i have tried disconnecting the power cord, didn't help. suggestions, please!
 

A:Solved: Brother MFC-440CN Printer won't print

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I have a home network that includes-
Two Windows 7 PCsTwo Linux machinesA Brother MFC7820N networked multifunction printer

All the above are on wired connections. Then there's an 802.11n wireless link for laptops and media devices.

I'm just setting up a new machine that's running Windows 10 Home, using the wireless network. I was annoyed to find that Brother don't have a full-function Windows 10 driver for the 7820N that supports scanning, but the Brother site says the built-in drivers in Win 10 should work for basic printing.

Problem
I successfully added the printer device to Windows 10 (at the 3rd attempt) using the "manual advanced" method. The printer has an entry in the hosts file, and was added by host name.The printer fails to print, with a "not responding" type message. The driver also can't pick up the status info from the printer.

What's really weird is-
I can ping the printer from the W10 box (and the other machines) by either IP address or hostname.However, this printer has a web interface. I can access this from any of the Windows 7 machines, but the Windows 10 machine says "web site failed to respond" or somesuch. This happens with any of: Edge, IE11, or Chrome browsers.I can't even make a manual connection (telnet to port 80) from the Win 10 machine (timeout).The Windows 10 machine CAN access all the other devices on the home network, including the web servers (Apache) on both the Linux boxes.

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A:Can't Access networked Brother Laser printer- To print or use Web I/f

Hi Try and see if you can get and download windows 8.1 drivers as they do work with windows 10

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I set up the printer (HL-2270DW) following all instructions. It is listed under Devices and Printers with my other printers, but not under Printers. I cannot set it as default printer in Devices and Printers.

When I go to printers -> add new printer -> wireless printer it is found, but it says installation failed when I try to install it. I got no errors following brother's instructions, can connect to the printer settings wirelessly but cannot print.

Any ideas?

A:Brother Wireless Laser Printer - Installed, connected but cannot print

Interestingly, I just found that my windows 8 tablet can see and print from it fine. I configured it from my windows 7 desktop though, and this is where the problems are happening.

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Links:

[Amazon] Brother Printer Work Smart MFCJ870DW
[Brother USA] Brother MFC-J870DW
[Amazon] Brother Printer MFCJ450DW
[Brother USA] Brother MFC-J450DW

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Here's what happened. My family and I are looking for a new printer, and we're tired of being scammed by either cheap pieces of crap that don't last a year, or reliable printers with proprietary and/or expensive ink replacements. We initially set out to find a laser printer, and I found a really nice one, but it was monochrome. I am the only one who was fine with it. Everyone else said "COLOR ONLY!" pretty much unanimously.

That quickly ruled out laser printers, since I found it impossible to find a reliable, color laser printer with low operating costs within our measly budget of $200. I'm the only tech-minded person in the family, and I just can't get anyone on board with the idea of buying a more expensive and reliable product up front for years of savings down the line. That puts me in a very tight spot.

I eventually found these Brother Work Smart All-in-ones, and they have some of the highest reviews on Amazon. We chose the MFC-J870DW over the MFC-J450DW simply because it is the "higher model" and they're the same price on Amazon. However, I noticed this morning that they are so similar, and we were looking at both of them, that I accidentally purchased the MFC-J450DW instead.

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A:Solved: Brother MFC-J450DW and Brother MFC-J870DW ||| Differences between these print

Is this in the wrong forum?
 

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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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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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communication between my acer travelmate 8202 (windows xp) and brother mfc 7420 multi-function (usb connected) appears to have broken down with regard to printing - no response from printer whether i use print icon or file, print.

problem applies to printing from any program

no error messages or similar appear on computer or printer display; all seems normal and dox to be printed line up in printer que

connection between pc and multi-function otherwise ok, for ex no problem with scanning from pc.

is this a printer driver-problem?
 

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hello dear sir
I have the problem with my printers in my office . the printers are HP laser jet 1300 and 2035.
my problems is : After I print a document , printer does not stop and printing white papers until I stop print service or power down the printer.
whenI push ctrl+p  to print ,
some files like shockwave.shd appears in this address." c:\windows\system 32\spooler\printers". and these files never vanished unless i stop the print spooler.
I know that  : The following briefly describes the purpose
of SPL, SHD, and TMP files:

SPL files are the actual spool (print job) files.

TMP files are usually associated with LPR print jobs.

SHD files provide information about which printer the print job was sent to and from
whom the print job came. An SHD file is a "shadow" file that keeps track of what logical printer a (same number) xxxxx.spl file goes to. It also contains the file's order in the queue, the user who sent the file to the printer, and other information.
These files are usually deleted unless the logical printer settings state otherwise.
but these files  never vanished and untils these file were removed manually ,
printer cant print at all.
please help me .

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I've had it since new and never had a problem with it- I moved from one room to another last week and now it won't print. It is always run from either USB 1 or 2 ports on my laptop. When trying to print a test page from the laptop, it says that it is "sent to printer" but nothing prints. I tried both USB ports with my mouse and both are fine.
I checked and swapped the USB cables, uninstalled the drivers and reinstalled from CD. Also uninstalled it from the programs menu.
The laptop - when the printer is first connected recognises the printer and wants to install the drivers. So cable is OK.
Original instruction manual said - disconnect from computer, when the printer lights stop flashing press GO and it will print a test page. Didn't work, so that takes out the laptop out of the equation.
I've checked the cartridge, paper all fine.
Any other suggestions - other than call a printer technician - which are few a far between in this area.
Thanks.
 

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I have a Brother MFC-8480DN hardwired to a wireless router. I can print from my wireless laptop connection with no issues, but when I try & use the CC3 software to scan, I get the following error message:

Failed to connect to the device.

Then a second pop up message is: Scanning failed.

What am I doing wrong? I don't understand why it will print just fine, but refuses to scan.

BTW, I am using windows 7 if that makes a difference & I have installed the latest driver for the printer.
 

A:Brother MFC-8480DN will print, but not scan.

Scanning is almost always an issue when trying to use wifi or network connected devices. The problem is typically in the device config or software config on the computer. The input could also be blocked by AV or firewall software.

This is common as the computer (ie: OS/AV/firewall) doesn't like external input writing to the HDD.
 

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Please please can you help me as my Brother DCP-135C wont print anything. Ive downloaded drivers but nothing seems to work. I'm almost tearing my hair out with this problem. I've checked that it is compatable, which it is so dont know where to go from here.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional , Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 255 Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 6 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3966 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon 3000 Graphics, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 476837 MB, Free - 442130 MB;
Motherboard: FOXCONN, A76ML-K 30, 1.0, UL81045063022
Antivirus: Norton Internet Security, Updated and Enabled

I would so appreciate some assistance. THANK YOU!
 

A:Brother DCP-135C wont print

Are you getting any error messages when you try to print?

Go into Control Panel and then Devices and Printers. Is you printer in the list of devices and if so does it have a green tick on it. If it is there and has no tick on it, right click on the printer icon and select "Set as Default".
 

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Anyone Help
Printer gives ERROR MESSAGE
error:cgpdftaraster:cups......
 

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Brother MFC 4350 Print Quality

Hi

I have a MFC 4350

Some time ago (6 months??) The Replace Drum and Replace Toner lights came on

I boogied down to Office Max/Depot and bought a Brother Drum and a store brand toner.

A couple of weeks into use print quality went way down. the outside thirds of the page are very faint while the middle third is OK. There is shading in the middle third as well.

Finally broke down and bought a Brother toner cartridge.

Quality might be a little better but not much.

have I ruined the drum?
 

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Strange problem here. Recently, I replaced the black ink cartridge, and since then, it either won't print black, or it prints a bunch of really blurry lines. Then, when I print in other colors, it prints perfectly. Or if I print a fax, and print out the fax receipt, in black, it will print the receipt perfectly. Also, when I copy something, in black, it gives me the same garbled black print that it does when I try to print in black. I can print in other colors, but not black. I've tried replacing the ink cartridge, tried the cleaning function, and nothing seems to fix the problem. Any suggestions? Thanks.
 

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My neice just called me and she wants to know why she cant print black and white. Her printer has four cartridges. The red, blue, and black cartridges are full, but the yellow is out.

Shouldn't she still be able to print in black and white?
 

A:Solved: Brother 3220c will not print black

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My Brother MFC-J825DW copies okay, and legibly, with no "ink low" or "out of ink" error message.
x
But, from the keyboard, trying to print a document, either from the web or from a file on the
desktop, makes the printer click and chuckle as if printing the document on screen and the to
put out a blank piece of paper.

Dave O.

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 A4-3420 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics, AMD64 Family 18 Model 1 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 5626 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 6410D, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 451163 MB, Free - 407737 MB;
Motherboard: LENOVO,
Antivirus: Norton 360 Premier Edition, Updated and Enabledrsion: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD A4-3420 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics, AMD64 Family 18 Model 1 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 5626 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 6410D, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 451163 MB, Free - 407737 MB;
Motherboard: LENOVO,
Antivirus: Norton 360 Premier Edition, Updated and Enabled
 

A:Solved: Brother MFC-J82DW copies ok but won't print

how are you connected to the printer? Have you reinstalled a fresh copy of the drivers? Also you ma want to remove your email address from your post. It is not needed and may cause you to receive unwanted spam from people trolling this site.
 

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Good Day to All!
My all in one is stuck - it says that it's out of memory and nothing will print!! I've cleared the printer que, restarted, turned unit on and off, cleared...don't know what else to try? Anybody...???

Thanks in advance -
 

A:Solved: brother mfc-5840cnz, out of memory, won't print

brother has a very easy website to navigate, and are most helpful if you do have to contact them,
try this:
How do I clear the message OUT OF MEMORY from the display?
http://www.brother-usa.com/FAQs/Sol...p=5&Keyword=out of memory&ProductID=MFC5840CN

might print it out so you can refer to it
 

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Hello. I have an associate that has a Brother MSC 4820c printer that for some reason doesn't copy or print. However, I think they said does "print faxes." Can anybod help?

Thank you.
 

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My Brother DCP-110C printer has stuck after I removed a jammed piece of paper - it didn't rip - but now the print head is stuck on the right hand side and won't move to print. Manual says to take to a repairer but it will cost more to mend that it cost me to buy. Can anyone help?
 

A:My Brother DCP-110C unable to clean message and won't print.

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My Brother MFC 5440cn has a continuous error "cannot print, blah, blah, blah," formerly known as error 41. Brother tells me to take it in for servicing but will give me no information about the error. The printer is about 18 months old. My question is HOW do I take out the print head so I can clean it? I have found information on earlier Brother models that have the print head under the ink cartridges but this set up is different. The ink cartridges have tubes going to the print head. The computer is fried and I'm not going to pay to fix it so I figure I'm gonna learn how to fix hardware. Thanking you in advance. P.S. I'm a hardware newbie so idiot proof directions please.
 

A:Solved: Brother MFC 5440cn print head issue

I'm afraid the only info I can give you is that without very specific factory servicing instructions, printer maintenance (and especially Brother printer maintenance) can be a major pain.

Printers are usually full of fragile parts and are almost always messy to work on. Often repair parts costs will be more than the printer is worth new. But if you really love this printer and have lots of patience and mechanical ability you might as well give it a try.

Sorry I can't offer you more hope, but look at the bright side, if you do fix it...you'll be the resident expert here!
 

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Whenever I print to the shared printer on my Windows 7 desktop, the print job will just sit in the print queue. If I stop and then start the print spooler, the job will print. It happens from an XP laptop. Print jobs sent from the local Windows 7 computer print just fine.
How can i solve this one ? :(

This issue with some particular laptop running windows Xp and windows 7 Home

A:Whenever I print to the shared printer he print job will just sit in the print queue

So, the Windows 7 Desktop has the printer physically attached to it and it's shared?
And the XP laptop is sharing the printer through the network? If I understand you correctly?
If so, on the XP Laptop, go to Start/Run and type devmgmt.msc and press enter. Are there any devices with yellow flags? Or Under Universal Serial Bus Controllers is there an Unknown Device? Or any listings for the printer? If so, right click it and Uninstall it. Now go to Start/Run and type appwiz.cpl and press enter. In the Add Remove Programs uninstall any drivers or software for the printer. Now,go to Printers and Faxes, and if the printer icons is there, Right click the shared printer icon and Delete it. And Restart the computer. Now when the computer comes back up, go to the printer manufacturers support/download drivers site and type in the model# for the printer and download the driver for the printer for XP and install it. Now, go to Start/Run and type the computer name of the Windows 7 machine (ex) \\ComputerName and press enter. A window should open up with the shared drives on the 7 computer, with the shared printer. Right click the shared printer and choose Connect. This will add the printer to Printers and Faxes again. Right click this printer/Properties and print a Test Page.

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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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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 :
 

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

Davidnaoe

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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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When printing, the printer box opens and says "printer off line" when it isn't off line. This happens about every 3rd print job. Any ideas? Regards
 

A:brother hl630 printer

Hiya

Have you made sure that the Plug that goes into the printer and PC is secure? It may be loose.

Also, what version of Windows are you running? Now, go to Control panel | System. Device Manager. Under Printers, is there a yellow !

Regards

eddie
 

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My Brother printer, Model MFC J825DW, will only print the very top of the page
 

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I tried printing a PDF document from Windows 8 PDF reader but continually got the following message. The printer drivers are installed and I can print from both notepad and Microsoft Word making it strange that I cannot do the same from the PDF reader (built into Win8). Any suggestions will be welcome.

A:Brother HL-2170W Printer

Anyone else having problems printing from the Win8 PDF reader?

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Hi, I'm new so hopefully I give you enough info to help me.

I bought a new Brother printer (MFC-7480DN) and connected it first to a Mac and then to my PC. I can't get the wireless to work and it's too late to return it but it is under a year if I need to use the warranty.

I do not have an IP address! I have been through ALL of the troubleshooting on their site. I have reset the Network settings a million times and printed the Network Config page a million times as well. (Dramatized) My printer works flawlessly when connected and I have the correct drivers. I can access the printer settings from their software while connected without a problem.

Here is what the Network Config page says:
Node type: Brother NC-8200h. Ethernet 10/100BASE-TX
Node Firmware Version: Firmware Ver.1.00 (10.10.22)

IP Address: 0.0.0.0
Subnet mask: 0.0.0.0
IP Gateway: 0.0.0.0
Boot method: Auto
Boot Tries: 3
IP Filter: Disabled

Under Protocols:
They all say Enabled except IPv6 and LLTD, Those are both disabled.

Also, when I go through the settings on the printer itself Network->Status->Inactive.

There is more but it's a lot to type so please let me know if you need anything else off that page.

I have also tried to set the IP address myself. I put in 192.000.000.192 because I read that was the default for Brother printers, that did not work. I also set the Subnet mask to 255.255.255.000 while I tried that.

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A:Brother Printer does not have an IP address

One more thing I tried

I just went into the Printer control menu on my computer and went to "Properties" as the Administrator. Under the heading Port. I picked a port that was not being used. It is called a "Standard TCP/IP Port" and it's IP is 192.168.1.17
I thought this would be ok because another Brother printer I don't have trouble connecting to is using one of the other similar ports.

So then I changed the IP address of my Brother printer to this.. Still isn't working but now when I go back to that spot, my printer's model number is showing up and I feel like I might be getting somewhere, just need a little more info.
 

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I am not able to send faxes with my Brother MFC-3360C printer now. I dial; it stops; screen read "RECEIVING" and that's it. Any suggestions? TU
 

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If you are having any query related Brother Printer Support dial Brother Printer Support number 1-800-889-3692 and Get 24X7 Brother Printer Support with Brother Printer Support technical support team.
 

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I have a Brother dcp 165c printer and cannot get the magenta cartridge to work. I have tried cleaning it via the ink management option but nothing happens. How can I manually clean the nozzle and/or print head? Thanks.
 

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Hi everyone,

A few months ago I bought a new laptop (Compaq Presario C700, nothing special), which brought me my first (sometimes frustrating) experiences with Windows Vista. I now want to use a printer my uncle gave me; a Brother HL - 1030 Laser Printer.

Now my problem: I can't install proper driver software.
I have the software, but it won't install. It says that NT 4.0 drivers are blocked by an enabled policy on my computer. I've found something on that on this forum (http://forums.techguy.org/windows-vista/766895-solved-nt-4-0-driver.html) but when I enter a port name, it says: 'the network path was not found.'

I've also searched on the Brother site for help, but they don't have any driver support for Windows Vista and the only service program available for download is to uninstall driver software

I'm a little nooby, but I put in effort to try and solve this.
Please help me do this and get a nice drawing I made as a reward

Greets,

Guus Evers, Breda, Holland.

 

A:Installing my Brother printer

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All my colors are printing with the exception of the black ink! All wells are full of ink
including my black! I can't get it to print from WordPerfect,WordPad, etc.
 

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It will not print when I select print from computer or will not print when I try to copy. But it will print if I scan and then select print. I am elderly and know very little about computers and printers. Thanks for any help you can give me.
 

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My brother DCP 7020 printer will no longer print the printer just keeps restarting over and over. I am running win7 Home Premium 64 bit
 

A:Brother DCP 7020 Printer

will no longer print the printer just keeps restarting over and overClick to expand...

is this when you first switch on ?
or when you send something to print

does it photocopy ?

user manual
http://www.brother-usa.com/ModelDocuments/Consumer/Users Manual/UM_DCP_7020_EN_1154.PDF
 

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I am unable to print envelopes using Word 2010 on my Brother MFC7840W printer. Envelope info is sent from computer and received by printer, but envelope exits printer without any print.

Printer seems to work for all other printing functions.
 

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Hi All!
I have a Brother P-Touch PC label printer and I am using Windows 7 32 bit Ultimate. Brother does not have a driver for Windows 7 and it appears neither does Microsoft. Since I have a considerable stock of label cartridges I would love to continue to use this printer. Any ideas on how to make the printer work again?

Thanks in advance, Ed

A:Help with Brother P-Touch PC printer

Hi whats the full model number of the printer? have you tried installing the driver in compatibility mode?

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Can anyone tell me ......... whenever I start-up (ie turning on the electricity), does the procedure cost ink?

A:Brother MFC-J5910DW printer

Only if it performs a self-test that prints a page, but the ink usage would be extremely minimal.

Regards,
Golden

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