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My brother mfc240c is out of ink, but won't scan to file. help

My brother mfc 240C will not scan to file, I had to get new ink cartridges and they are not here yet (via mail). So, I'm not printing, just scanning, why won't my scanner work? I truly hate this machine. Its very fussy.

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  • path46 Mar 17, 2008

    Well, that was 100 dollars wasted on a multi- function machine, huh? Thank you! - Pat

  • alex spollen Nov 13, 2008

    It will not scan with out ink. rediculous

  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2008

    Brother products are the worst.

    This company needs to be boycotted.

  • Anonymous Jan 10, 2009

    screw brother....Eff if i wasn't into murder then so help me god these guys would want to have life insurance...

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Sure. because brother programmed the machine to stop ANY fuctions without enough ink within the machine.

you should better buy a canon multifunction printer.

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