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Brother MFC won't print from any of our computers

I've sent a few jobs (pdf, images, etc) from diff. computers to my printer this morning, and none receive error message on my computer, but none come up or print on our printer.

I checked cables, they look good. The printer has paper. I disconnected and reconnected to the printer.

What should I do?

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  • carita_artis Dec 10, 2008

    I don't know how to try a test page.

    Yes, this printer is default, and is selected in the Print dialog box when i try to print.

  • carita_artis Dec 10, 2008

    I just tried printing a test page - no error message, but it didn't print either.

  • carita_artis Dec 10, 2008

    i'm able to see all the jobs I've sent, from this computer and others.

  • carita_artis Dec 10, 2008

    fixed! it just now started printing. i'm not sure what changed, but thank you for your help.

  • Mike F
    Mike F May 11, 2010

    Try sending a few jobs to the printer. then go to the printers and faxes window from start menu. right click on the printer you are speaking of, and click open. are your jobs showing up in that window?

  • Smoking_gnu
    Smoking_gnu May 11, 2010

    Open the printer properties (right click the printer in 'printers and faxes and select properties), there will be a button on the page for print test page, try that and let us know if you get anything

  • Smoking_gnu
    Smoking_gnu May 11, 2010

    Have you tried printing a test page?

    also check that you brother printer is set to be the default



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Solved - a few minutes after powering down, so that may have influenced? Thanks to all for input.

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