Question about Brother MFC-7820N Printer
My printer stopped printing from my desktop. I have turned it off and back on; disconnected the cables and put them back in; stopped and started the printer spooling; and talked nicely to it......still won't work!
Since it prints from your laptop and not your desktop, it sounds like it's either printer driver or the Wi-Fi connection. Does your desktop computer see/recognize the printer? If not, then it is something to do with the wireless connection on your desktop computer. If it does recognize it, then it is likely the driver (program software) on your desktop that tells is how to communicate with your printer. In that case, you should go to "device manager" by right-clicking on your computer icon or accessing it through the control panel. There should be an option to update your driver. In this case, something with your computer (such as a OS - Operating System update) may have occurred which caused the desktop software (which tells it how to work) to stop working. I hope that makes sense. Take care and good luck!
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: printer offline
Go to control panel and printers and faxes on your laptop and when you see the printer icon for the printer, right click on it and left click on use printer ONLINE. make sure then that the laptop is communicating with the printer.
Posted on Apr 13, 2008
You have the wrong drivers or corrupt drivers on your system.Disconnect your printer and restart.uninstall your printer and download new drivers and reinstall.all should be fine
Posted on Jun 25, 2009
SOURCE: My Brother LC61, bought in
This is common problem with Brother Printers. I am going to assume you are using Non-Brother branded ink cartridges. Brother cartridges have a cleanser in the ink that most generic cartridges don't have. This in turn causes the jets to clog and not allow ink to pass through them. The fix is to go buy a couple of Brother cartridges and do a cleaning with those cartridges. You may spend some money doing this as a cleaning wastes a lot of ink, but it will clean the injection lines and fix the printer. You could also consider buying a new printer. I know this is not the answer you were looking for, but it is the true answer. I just bought a new printer due to this fact.
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Posted on Jun 11, 2011
SOURCE: I have to print a
here's a solution i came across when dealing with the same problem. apparently the printer expects all of the cartridges to be full and has a sensor to make sure they are even when only printing black. hope this helps!
Posted on Jul 13, 2011
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