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Blank paper got a new laser brother 2140 installed everything but it prints only blank papers

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  • bobcoley Jun 21, 2008

    ONLY GIVES BLANK PAGES

  • kristylee Oct 23, 2008

    I have the same problem. I have had my printer for a few months now. But lately when I try to print documents, it prints the first page of the document, then all of the other pages come out blank. Help!

  • pdaniel02 Jan 03, 2009

    Blanks for me too, right out of the box. Tech support sent new toner/cartridge, still same problem. Reloaded drivers, still shoots blanks.

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Turn printer off. Hold down big blue button and turn the printer back on (keep holding down big blue button). After a couple of seconds a test page will print (not the demo page). This solved my problem, hopefully it will help you as well.

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Make sure you are letting it warm up long enough.

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Can i set the Brother HL-2140 to print double sided. I cannot find it ?


The Brother HL-2140 does not include duplex printing. The only option for double sided printing with this model is to print odd numbered pages, then manually replace the paper into the tray and print the even numbered pages in a second set.

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May 04, 2011 | Brother HL 2140 Laser Printer

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I recently installed the Brother HL-2140 to my computer, everything came through, but I am not able to print. Rose


Set your new HL-2140 as the default printer. Go to Control Panel, Click Printers and Scanners tab, and set your Brother HL-2140 as your default printer. You may have other printer as the default printer currently. Check your connections again. Connect it to another USB port as the current port might not be responding due to connection contact problem.

Oct 05, 2010 | Brother HL 2140 Laser Printer

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Brother HL 2140 printer very slow printing.


It sounds like you haven't completely removed the old print driver. To do so, you must take the following steps:

  1. Open Printers by clicking the Start button 4f6cbd09-148c-4dd8-b1f2-48f232a2fd33.png, clicking Control Panel, clicking Hardware and Sound, and then clicking Printers.
  2. Right-click the printer that you want to remove, and then click Delete.
    If you can't delete the printer, right-click it again, click Run as administrator, and then click Delete. 18abb370-ac1e-4b6b-b663-e028a75bf05b.png If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
Another way or removing the printer driver is this:

1. Delete the printer from control panel -> printers
2. Open Services.msc and stop and start the Print Spooler service
3. Open Print Management(Open command prompt, type in printmanagement.msc or type print management in to the start menu search box)
4. In Custom Filters -> All Drivers right click the printer driver you want to remove and select Remove Driver Package
5. Install new printer driver.

Now that you've removed the printer driver, you can go ahead and manually install the new printer driver.

To manually install you must follow the prompts carefully.
Follow the instructions in this link:
http://www.vista4beginners.com/How-to-install-local-printer

At the install the printer driver section, choose have disk and locate the printer driver that you want to be associated with this printer you are installing.

This should solve your problem.


Mar 24, 2010 | Brother HL 2140 Laser Printer

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It prints blank pages from a program called medemass


call brothers support and ask them if there is anything they can do... if they walk you through everything and it is still the same then call medemass support and see what they say... brothers support is very helpful...

Dec 21, 2009 | Brother HL 2140 Laser Printer

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Brother 2140 toner light on, won't even try to print.


To get every bit of toner powder out of the cartridge, first remove the toner unit from the drum assembly. Second, find the little circular window on the right-side of the toner cartridge. Third, place a piece of black electrical tape over the clear window, cannot be clear tape. Fourth, re-install the toner cartridge into the drum assembly. Last, put the complete unit back into your printer. This worked for me.

Apr 05, 2009 | Brother HL 2140 Laser Printer

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Can we use tracing pager for print in brother HL-2140 printer model


consult your manual for maximum and minimum thickness of paper ... i suspect tracing paper will jam the printer

Jan 06, 2009 | Brother HL 2140 Laser Printer

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Toner smudges along the extreme right side of the paper


If the smudges are gradually fading then it's likely just excess toner hitting the fuse drum. Try a few cleaning cycles/test prints and see if that makes it go away. If not, see if you can get a replacement toner.

Jan 05, 2009 | Brother HL 5250DN Laser Printer

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Printing labels


You have to feed the labels through the manual feeder.

Aug 23, 2008 | Brother HL 2140 Laser Printer

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