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My Brother MFC 257 CW will print but not scan. I cannot use the solutions listed above as the right links do noy appear when I try. When I try to scan it says 'check connection'

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SOURCE: Double prints or Text shadow printing by MFC 420CN

yes. you have to run the alignment feature. press ink - set - arrow-down til alignment. After alignment test print read the paper and choose the right setting by nr.

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SOURCE: HOW TO DELETE FAX MEMORY IN BROTHER MFC 640 CW

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SOURCE: ! Unable to print 36

here is the solution according to brothers website
http://www.brother-usa.com/FAQs/Solution.aspx?FAQID=100000012648&Sympt=How+do+I+clear+error+message+Print+Unable+36%3f&Model=1208&ProductGroup=1&ProductID=HL4070CDW

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SOURCE: fax manual for brother mfc 490 cw

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SOURCE: Brother MFC-665 CW with "unable to print 4F" error

My MFC 665CW popped this same "Unable To Print 4F" error recently making the machine fully useless. Just an annoying triple beep and repeat error message to screen when trying to do anything at all with it. I wrote Brother about it. They said to check all through the machine (with a light) for any paper torn off inside, or unwanted foreign objects. This is a good step to do anyway to help maintain the printer. If that is not it, they said it would be a mechanical malfunction. I tried "resetting" by unplugging it for a while as they suggested to no avail. Also while I did find a bit of paper torn off down in my MFC 665 removing it had no effect.

Posted on Oct 22, 2009

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Hello,

We need to first check the driver to make sure it is installed and working correctly. Please go to “start menuè control panelè scanners and cameras”.
(Note: For Vista users, you must select “classic view” in control panel to be able to see “scanners and cameras”)


You should now see all scanners currently installed.
If you do see your brother scanner, please right click the icon and select “properties”; here you can select “test scanner”.

If the test fails, select the “network settings” tab. Here you can have the driver set to locate the device by name or by IP address, please select IP address and make sure the IP address matches that of your brother machine.

To get the IP address on your brother, print out the network settings page; either with the “report” button on the printer or go “menuè print reports”

If the scanner does not appear in the list at all, you will need to reinstall the software. You can download the software using the below link.

http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/bsc/Public/CountryTop.aspx?reg=us&c=ca&lang=en


If your scanner successfully completed the diagnostic test, we can move on to try using control center to scan.
To access Control Center, please go to “Start menuè All programsè brotherèControl Center”.

In Control center, please make sure the correct device is being selected in the ”model” drop down list.

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I encountered the same problem (prints but won't scan) over a network connection. A download from Brother got it working again. The filename is BrRegDev.EXE and it is available free at:

http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/BSC/public/us/us/en/faq/faq/000000/000600/000037/faq000637_000.html?reg=us&prod=mfc7220_us_as&c=us&lang=en

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