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When power is turned on all lights come on solid. Printer will no

My Printer is Brother HL - 2040 Laser Printer, When power is turned on all lights come on solid. Printer will not function at all.

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Brother's site says to hold the blue 'go' button down for a few seconds and it -should- cycle through this; others have stated to hold the button down before powering up the unit.
Also see Brother's site re: document too large to print/ over-run buffer issues.
or , others just unplug it for anywhere from 15 minutes to a couple of days..

Posted on Nov 17, 2008

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SOURCE: HL-2040 Laser Printer: Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer Dos printing...

use PRN command to print

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I want to download brother hl-2040 laser printer driver


You can download the Brother printer drivers from their support WEB site. Please click on this link and select your model printer to download : - http://www.brother.com.au/ProductsSolutions.aspx

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Brother laser printer hl 2040 driver


Click here to download the drivers for Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer. Select the Operating System and you will get the drivers.

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All the light flashing


Try this procedure as mentioned.if any mistake in trying the procedure then retry from first step again.so read it carefully and try it. Brother ML-2040 Toner Light Reset
When replacing the toner cartridge in the Brother HL-2040 with a new cartridge (compatible or remanufactured) the user may experience a problem with the toner light staying on, even with the new toner installed. The procedure below has worked for many folks, so give it a shot.
Open the front cover of the Brother HL-2040 and leave open while completing the following steps:
1.) Turn the printer off.
2.) Hold the ‘go’ button while turning the printer on. All panel lights should be on.
3.) Release the ‘go’ button once all lights are off.
4. )Press the ‘go’ button 2 times.
5.) Pause.
6.) Press the ‘go’ button 5 times.
7.) The toner light should be off.
8.) The paper light should be on.
9.) Close cover. The ready light should be the only light on.
Once all steps are successfully completed your “low toner” light should be fixed.
------------- From Brother Service Bulletin


1. Open the Front cover
2. Press and hold the GO button
3. Power ON the printer while continuing to hold the GO button
4. Once the 3 LED’s are lit, release the GO button
5. Press the GO button 2 times. This will cause the LED’s to light solid
6. With the LED’s lit solid, press the GO button 5 times
7. Toner Life End will then reset
8. Close the front cover.
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Aug 02, 2010 | Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

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When I turn on the printer the light paper flashes


The paper light flashing because there is some paper inside the printer. Open the front cover and remove the cartridge and look inside for the jammed paper. Remove the jammed paper and insert the cartridge , closed the front cover and switch on the printer.
It will help you to solve the problem.

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Lost Installation CD for my Brother HL-2040 printer


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Sep 13, 2008 | Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

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Toner light stay on


1. Power Unit off

2. Open front cover

3. Press and hold GO and turn power on

4. When all 3 lights lit release and press GO twice

5. All lights turn solid

6. With all solid, press GO 5 times

7. Ready light GOes red

8. Close door and you're all set

Jul 29, 2008 | Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

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1. Power Unit off

2. Open front cover

3. Press and hold GO and turn power on

4. When all 3 lights lit release and press GO twice

5. All lights turn solid

6. With all solid, press GO 5 times

7. Ready light GOes red

8. Close door and you're all set

May 22, 2008 | Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

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All lights blinking


Try:
1. Power Unit off

2. Open front cover

3. Press and hold GO and turn power on

4. When all 3 lights lit release and press GO twice

5. All lights turn solid

6. With all solid, press GO 5 times

7. Ready light GOes red

8. Close door and you're all set

May 05, 2008 | Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

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Brother 2040 all lights keep blinking


Just got the following solution that worked for me:
1. Power Unit off

2. Open front cover

3. Press and hold GO and turn power on

4. When all 3 lights lit release and press GO twice

5. All lights turn solid

6. With all solid, press GO 5 times

7. Ready light GOes red

8. Close door and you're all set

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May 05, 2008 | Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

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