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Just bought a new brother HL-2170W, installed the driver onto my laptop, got it to print a test page via wireless. Tried printing another document and while it says on the computer that it's printing, the printer does nothing. After a minutes, it says error sent to printer and still does nothing. My fiance has tried several times to hook it up to his desktop via USB and ethernet cable, it won't even recognize the computer. Help?

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It is problem your operating system or driver installation

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I fixed the drum and error light but i still can't print


http://mycomputerbytes.wordpress.com/2011/11/16/reset-brother-hl-2170w-network-settings/
If printing via network and you have not set a static (meaning it doesn't change) ip setting for your printer, then your ip address may have changed. IF this is the case, http://mikebeach.org/2011/03/02/assigning-the-brother-hl-2170w-a-static-ip-address/
Also, have you updated your printer driver? Be sure to go to control panel, device manager, printer, and then uninstall before installing new driver. Also, uninstall/remove the printer.
http://support.brother.com/g/b/downloadtop.aspx?c=us&lang=en&prod=hl2170w_all
Hope this helps.

Jun 03, 2014 | Brother HL-2170W Laser Printer

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Installed current driver Brother HL-2170W. Prints test page. Will not print docs? Message says I need to install driver?


Click here
Click on above link download driver for your os and install.
Let me knw if you need further assistance.
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Aug 15, 2011 | Brother HL-2170W Laser Printer

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Can one print a photocopy of a document on Brother HL-2170W or is it a printer "only"?


It is a printer only. But you can take a photo of your document and then print it out.

Sep 28, 2010 | Brother HL-2170W Laser Printer

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We just got two brother hl 2170w printers from a lab across campus, they were configured for a wireless connection and now we are trying to connect them to the network via a wired connection. the test page...


hi there, this should work for you:

When you disconnect an Ethernet cable from the printer, wireless network will be enabled.
On the other hand, when the Ethernet cable is connected to the printer, wired network is enabled.

If you press the Go button for approx. 13 seconds, the network setting page will be printed out. Then release the Go button, wired network will be switched to wireless network even if the Ethernet cable is still connected.

You can then verify your network settings and change between wired and wireless setups.

Apr 16, 2010 | Brother HL-2170W Laser Printer

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I can't print to my printer from MS Office 2007 . I have done all the trouble shooting and my computer detects the printer, prints a test page, etc. When I send a Word document, it shows it being sent to...


Hi, please make sure the brother printer is selected before pressing print.

Now goto Wordpad , can you print from there ? if yes then there might be a problem with the office install but most likely the wrong printer selected , if there was a issue with the driver or printer the test print would not work, make sure that you don't have dupilcate printers.

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Nov 30, 2009 | Brother HL-2170W Laser Printer

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Installed using CD as per instruction manual,


Vista can be installed as either 32 or 64 bit, verify that you installed the 64 bhit system

Oct 22, 2009 | Brother HL-2170W Laser Printer

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Lost cd-rom for brother HL-2170W. I need to connect a new laptop to the printer on my wireless network and can't figure out how to do it! It's running Windows XP Pro.


Download the updated firmware, drivers and software for you printer from here (select 'ALL' as Type, and then select your OS and language, to see all downloads available in one page):
Brother HL-2170W downloads Homepage

Also download the manual and guides for your printer:
Brother HL-2170W manuals

And make sure you also look through the FAQs and Troubleshooting under 'Initial Setup' and 'Software' sections:
Bother HL-2170W FAQs & troubleshooting

Sep 02, 2009 | Brother HL-2170W Laser Printer

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Cannot print to 2170W via wireless


You need to hard coat your Ip for the printer.

Aug 29, 2009 | Brother HL-2170W Laser Printer

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