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Printer will not print

Change print to labtop not it will not will come on and act like it is printing. new black cartridge, color-0

i contacted a co that said my computer had a virus so I did all the things they said my printer still will not print it acts as though it will but does not put any ink on the page I am at my wits end

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    Printer turns out only blank paper, w/o ink.

  • Anonymous Jun 20, 2008

    yes i have the same problem. KNN brother printer.



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Sounds like a driver problem we can prove this by testing printer disconnected to computer, press the blue button 5 time rapidly, printer should do a test print., If this works then there is nothing wrong with printer itself it is a problem with the way your laptop is comunicating with the printer, download and reinstall driver, but before you do delete old driver (control panel / printer and faxs, del brother icon.) then unplug from laptop and download and install connecting when softwate prompts you to connect it.

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    Download link to brother US, link above is Australian site so files might appear upside down!



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