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Brother printer mod. 420cn will print test page from computer but will not print any documents from computer fhs1950

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Create a new folder on your desktop and name it newbrotherdrivers. Un-intall printer and printer software completely. Go to manufacturers website and navigate to their drivers/downloads or support menu. Select your model, choose the relevant software and download to the new folder you created on your desktop. Power down your computer. Reconnect the printer to the computer and turn printer on. Windows will detect new hardware and ask if you have the manufacturers install cd or a location to check for install files. Direct the wizard to your new software, follow the rest of the setup instructions and your done


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  • anaanymous Oct 12, 2008

    Update: after you reconnect the cabling from printer to computer Power on your computer.

    Sorry about the confusion.



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Go to start-control panel-Printer and Faxes. Make sure the that there is a tick mark against the printer. If there is no tick mark, right click on the printer and then left click on 'Set as default printer'
If this doesnt resolve the issue uninstall and reinstall the printer from control panel-add/remove program
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Hi,

Please reinstall the printer driver/software.This will solve the issue.

If you need anymore help let me know.

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Check first that the printer is selected as default printer.

That means that you have to reinstall the drivers.

Unplug printer usb.

reinstall drivers

plug back usb

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If it will not print any document FROM an application on the computer, try another application. while your at it, make sure it is pointing to the correct printer. check your printers list if there's a duplicate printer icon.

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How to install brother mfc 420cn


In order for your printer to work, you need a Software Installation CD (If you don't have it, you can found it on internet as a "driver" or "software"). For your model, click HERE , download this driver and then install it.

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I have a brother MFC 3240C. My Black ink stopped printing(initially printed horizontal faded lines and gradually got worse), the other colors were printing fine. I tried cleaning numerous time( 50 -100 times over 1-2 weeks ). Still no improvement. The way I print now is:
1. I go to Printer Properties
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Seems like this is a problem for everyone. Try a test page (in printer function) It could be that the heads were destroyed if your previous cartridge ran dry.

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There is only a manual double sided printing avaiable:
After the first side was printed you have to turn the page into the papertray again.

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