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Hi, i'm trying to set up and install my new brother HL-2140 laser printer using the installation Disk that i recieved with the printer. The problem is that the installation is interupted because it says Microsoft doesn't recognize the software and then i get a message that "the file 'BH2140.PDD' on the brother laser printer driver disk is needed. Type the path where the file is located." Since I'm using the above mentioned disk for the installation, I'm not sure what to do. Can you help with both of these problems?

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THE FILE IS ON THE DISC......STUPID BROTHER SOFTWARE JUST DO A SEARCH WITH WINDOWS ON THE INSTALL DISC..... OTHERWISE TYPE THIS FILE PATH IN... D:\install\dan\PCL\win2kxpvista

Posted on Oct 12, 2010

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SOURCE: Hi, i'm trying to set up and install my new

uninstall the driver, disconnect printer, restart pc.
start CD installation *DON'T CONNECT THE PRINTER till it ask for it.
When it report error for missing file, go to browse then locate on CD install>eng>PCL>win2kxpvista>select BH2170W then click ok.
It should be working.

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SOURCE: Hi, i'm trying to set up and install my new

uninstall the driver, disconnect printer, restart pc.
start CD installation *DON'T CONNECT THE PRINTER till it ask for it.
When it report error for missing file, go to browse then locate on CD install>eng>PCL>win2kxpvista>select BH2170W then click ok.
It should be working.

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HI I WANNA INSTALL BROTHER HL 2140 but it can't wot shall i do... thanks


You candownload the Brother printer drivers from their support WEB site. Please clickon this link and select your model printer to download then install the printer driver : - http://www.brother.com.au/ProductsSolutions.aspx

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My brother 2140 laser printer keeps going offline


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Feb 08, 2011 | Brother HL 2140 Laser Printer

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I recently installed the Brother HL-2140 to my computer, everything came through, but I am not able to print. Rose


Set your new HL-2140 as the default printer. Go to Control Panel, Click Printers and Scanners tab, and set your Brother HL-2140 as your default printer. You may have other printer as the default printer currently. Check your connections again. Connect it to another USB port as the current port might not be responding due to connection contact problem.

Oct 05, 2010 | Brother HL 2140 Laser Printer

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Brother HL 2140 printer very slow printing.


It sounds like you haven't completely removed the old print driver. To do so, you must take the following steps:

  1. Open Printers by clicking the Start button 4f6cbd09-148c-4dd8-b1f2-48f232a2fd33.png, clicking Control Panel, clicking Hardware and Sound, and then clicking Printers.
  2. Right-click the printer that you want to remove, and then click Delete.
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Another way or removing the printer driver is this:

1. Delete the printer from control panel -> printers
2. Open Services.msc and stop and start the Print Spooler service
3. Open Print Management(Open command prompt, type in printmanagement.msc or type print management in to the start menu search box)
4. In Custom Filters -> All Drivers right click the printer driver you want to remove and select Remove Driver Package
5. Install new printer driver.

Now that you've removed the printer driver, you can go ahead and manually install the new printer driver.

To manually install you must follow the prompts carefully.
Follow the instructions in this link:
http://www.vista4beginners.com/How-to-install-local-printer

At the install the printer driver section, choose have disk and locate the printer driver that you want to be associated with this printer you are installing.

This should solve your problem.


Mar 24, 2010 | Brother HL 2140 Laser Printer

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Need installi


here is the procedure to install your Brother HL-2140 laser printer and drivers

Click here to see the manual and download the drivers

Click here


This will help. Thanks please keep updated. please do rate the solution positively .Thank you for using Fixya

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Manish

Mar 20, 2010 | Brother HL 2140 Laser Printer

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Brother HL-2140 printer driver problem - won't load


Uninstall the completly the printer driver form add and remove program and dissconect the printer cable and restart the computer. after that download the latest driver from herehttp://welcome.solutions.brother.com/BSC/public/us/us/en/model_top/monolaserpri/hl2140_all.html?reg=us&c=us&lang=en&prod=hl2140_all and install it.

Nov 13, 2009 | Brother HL 2140 Laser Printer

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Hi, i'm trying to set up and install my new brother HL-2140 laser printer using the installation Disk that i received with the printer. The problem is that the installation is interupted because it says...


uninstall the driver, disconnect printer, restart pc.
start CD installation *DON'T CONNECT THE PRINTER till it ask for it.
When it report error for missing file, go to browse then locate on CD install>eng>PCL>win2kxpvista>select BH2170W then click ok.
It should be working.

Nov 13, 2009 | Brother HL 2140 Laser Printer

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Hi, i'm trying to set up and install my new brother HL-2140 laser printer using the installation Disk that i recieved with the printer. The problem is that the installation is interupted because it says...


uninstall the driver, disconnect printer, restart pc.
start CD installation *DON'T CONNECT THE PRINTER till it ask for it.
When it report error for missing file, go to browse then locate on CD install>eng>PCL>win2kxpvista>select BH2170W then click ok.
It should be working.

Nov 10, 2009 | Brother HL 2140 Laser Printer

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I don't have a disk - can I download driver for HL-2140?


Hi!

Please use this link to download the drivers of your printer. First select the OS you are using(vista,xp or any other). Then select the language and then download the drivers for your printer.

Brother HL 2140 printer drivers

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Rylee

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