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Brother phone handset cannot find the base unit.

I have a brother mfc845cw and it came with the a wireless phone handset. it has been working well until yesterday when it refused to work. The handset cannot find the base unit and i tried to register it but it cannot register. i dont know what might be wrong. I have tried terminating the handset but still i cannot register it. I have tried to switch the machine off and remove the battery from the handset in order to reset it but still it cannot work out for me. i will appreciate if you could help me out with this problem

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  • josevargas41 Aug 13, 2008


    I have a brother mfc845cw and it came with the a wireless phone we cannot get to snyc. The handset cannot find the base unit and I tried to register it but it cannot register. We will appreciate if you could help me out with this problem.





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  • Anonymous Aug 18, 2009

    I have brother MFC-885CW and i have the same problem.

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1. Check to see if SNMP is turned off this is a component of Vista
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Hi there
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Access the internal maintenance mode by pressing the Menu/Set button, then press * 2 8 6 4 within 2 seconds. This should put you in the maintenance mode menu. Enter 80, and then scroll down with the arrow down (round) key. You'll find an entry listed as purge count. If number is over 6000, enter 2 7 8 3.

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Some times this happens because of using cheap compatible ink cartridges if this is the case change the ink cartridges.

Please come back and just gave a vote, it will gave me some satisfaction to know am helping some one so I will keep on helping.
All The Best: Pineworks


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