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My Brother HL 2040 printer was working OK until I unplugged everything to clean under my desk. Now the driver is crashing my intel iMac. When I go to print out of Acrobat or Indesign, it simply shuts down the computer. I trashed the previous driver and rebooted. Then I downloaded the current driver from Brother online for Mac OS X (I'm at 10.58) and tried to install it according to the directions in a pdf file, but I am still having the same problem. John D.

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It s not the driver crashing or the mac OS issue, it issue with the place where the printer should be plugged..

Think you must have plugged your Brother HL 2040 to the APC backup power supplies, first check whether you have done this mistake, if you have connected the printer to the power supplied then the printer may have all the symptoms you have specified,,,

You want have warning for plugging the printer into the power supply backups..Please correct this and it should solve your issue..

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