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My brother printer 7840W showing on screen stack copies sleep. what shall i do to resume printing?

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Take Off Sleep Mode

(same response posted in another thread)

The issue is NOT the sleep mode)/

My first solotution was to reinstall the printer as a new printer. But that is uncessary. The fix is as easy as changing the IP address the in Port.

The problem is the the IP address for your wirelss is not static. and when it changes, the printer does not recognize the new IP address. When this occurs. go the the printer folder ( in the control panel) and click on 'add new priter'. Then select 'add a network wirless printer . NO NEED TO INSTALL THE PRINTER...you just want to see the IP address.

Note the IP address.

GO to the printer, click on the right mouse and select 'properties'
Click on Port
You will see the current port already highlighted.
Click on ' configure port' and change the IP address under "printer name or IP address.
Click OK.
Problem solved

Good luck.

DeniseA

Posted on Mar 21, 2009

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SOURCE: Brother DCP 330C 'unable to clean 46' printer will not print

responded to this on a error 46 post by joachim.

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Posted on Mar 30, 2009

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SOURCE: "brother mfc 7840w printer goes offline and i cannot print need turn printer on and off.

The solution, and it took me a long time to find the simple solution, is to right click on your printer, click properties, click the ports tab and click on your Brother printer and click on configure port (or you can delete the existing one and then add another one). What you want to do is update the IP Address. The problem is that the printer does not have a static IP address, it is dynamic. If you want to confirm that, go to your printer and press the reports button and print out the network configuration report. Your IP address will show on that. It's really the last digit in the IP address that changes. This will absolutely solve your problem. Good Luck!

Posted on May 17, 2009

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SOURCE: How do you reset a Brother MFC-7840W printer to

Menu * 2864 (within 2 sec.), 0,1, when 'maintenance' appears, press 0,9 to exit.

Posted on Dec 11, 2009

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SOURCE: my brother mfc-7840w printer keeps telling saying

The drum is the photosensitive roller that the image is charged onto so I'm afraid cleaning the corona wire won't help. If the drum is removeable try reseating it, otherwise it looks like you may need to buy a new drum kit for it.

Posted on Apr 28, 2010

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I have copied in the illustrated instructions for resolving printer status is Offline or Paused. (For Windows®) but if distorted please view here.

The printer status is Offline or Paused. (For Windows®)
Description:
To solve the problem, please see the following:

  • If the printer status is Offline:

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    Check that the printer is online using the following steps:

    VERIFY THE BROTHER MACHINE IS POWERD ON AND THERE ARE NO ERRORS

    1. If the LCD screen is blank, then the Brother machine is not powerd on the machine to see if it wakes from sleep mode. If it does not, then verify that it is plugged into a working outlet and any power switches are turned to the ON position.
    2. Check the LCD screen for any error messages. An example would be "Paper Jam" or Ink/Toner Empty". If the LCD screen shows an error troubleshoot to clear the isssue indicated.

    CHECK THE PRINTER STATUS

    NOTE : These steps or screens may differ depending on the operating system.
    1. For Windows® XP Users:
      Click Start => Printers and Faxes


      For Windows Vista® Users:
      Click Start => Control Panel => Hardware and Sound => Printers


      For Windows® 7 Users:
      Click Start => Devices and Printers



    2. For Windows® XP and Windows Vista® Users:
      Right click on the icon for your Brother machine and choose Use Printer Online.

      For Windows® 7 Users:
      Double click on the icon for your Brother machine => See what's printing => Printer => Use Printer Offline (Take the checkmark off.)

Note If the problem still continues, do one of the following:
  • If you find the Related FAQ's at the end of the page, click it and check another solution.

  • If you don't find the Related FAQ's, please contact Brother Customer Service from "Contact Us".






  • If the printer status is Paused:

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    For Windows® XP and Windows Vista® Users:
    Right click on the icon for your Brother machine and choose Resume Printing. (If the menu reads Pause Printing, there is no problem in the printer status.)


    For Windows® 7 Users:
    Double click on the icon for your Brother machine => See what's printing => Printer => Pause Printing (Take the checkmark off.)


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    If this does not solve the problem,

    For Windows® XP and Windows Vista® Users:
    Double click on the icon for your Brother machine and choose Printer => Cancel All Documents.



    For Windows® 7 Users:
    Double click on the icon for your Brother machine => See what's printing => Printer => Cancel All Documents

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If you are using Windows Vista or Windows 7 please view here.

Trust this is helpful.

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