Question about Brother Multi-Function Center MFC-240C All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Printer spits out blank page before printing

I have a Brother MFC-240C that ejects a blank sheet of paper prior to most print jobs. When printing from web browsers, document programs etc.

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    I tried all of that before... and to no avail.

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Hi,
Check Your Ink Catridge. If the Catridge ink is full then try the following Steps.

  • Unplug the printer cable from the computer.
  • Unistall the printer drivers from Device manager and also unistall the all the printer appications
  • restart the computer
  • try to download drivers from the website
  • after installing the cannon drivers and software it will ask you to connect the printer. 
  • then you can connect the printer and print a test page.
Hope this help. Please Rate My Response! Thanks! 
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