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Manual feed how to solve problem with manual feed, insert paper message? Dusko

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  • Anonymous Jul 03, 2008

    same problem

  • bettyrita Jul 08, 2008

    suddenly it says manual feed insert paper and won't print anything

  • Anonymous Sep 08, 2008

    Maual feed insert paper can not find solution

  • Forsey Finba Sep 11, 2008

    Same problem. Nothing in user manaul on how to someone please

  • becca388 Sep 12, 2008

    its saying manual feed insert paper and its not printing

  • Anonymous Oct 10, 2008

    same prob and switching on and off doesn't do anything. Selecting 'File/Page setup/Paper - Paper Source' tab & selecting 'Default tray' on all options doesn't help. Under 'File/Print/Properties (or Preferences if you are printing an internet page)/Basic/Paper Source/First Page - Auto Select or Tray1' doesn't work either!!! Pls help.

  • nuttkaz Nov 04, 2008

    oops i meant that as a problem not as a solution!! How do you change manual feed to automatic feed?

  • Anonymous Mar 07, 2009

    When I try to print a document, it defaults to manual feed.

  • scargo1013 Apr 02, 2009

    The LCD shows "Manual feed, insert paper". How do I change it??



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I tried the 30 seconds, it didn't work but finally found it. It's apparently not in the brother configuration, but in the program configuration.

Say you are using MS Word, you need to goto Page Setup. Middle of the page, you will see "Paper Source" TATA! Tray 1 is there.

Auto Select is kinda dumb, might still goto Manual Feed so there u go :)


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Apparently this arises out of a software progarm you msut be suing. Sorry but I'm so technologically illerate that I am unsure what the Brother Helpdesk was really meanning. Anyway after lots of dieffernt attempts at various things, I turned it off for 30 seconds and presto shes fixed. Ridiculous I know but it worked for me

Posted on Sep 12, 2008

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This worked for me:
Turn off printer.
Turn off computer.
Wait 30 seconds.
Turn on printer.
Turn on computer.

Posted on Apr 04, 2009

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That did not work for me.....u got anything else up your sleeve?

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