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You can cancel printting by pressing the stop button or stopping the print spooler service of windows. Click start menu then type in services.msc from the start search then press enter. Look for PRINT SPOOLER from the list then double click it. Press stop button and wait for 5 secs. Press the start button to reactivate the service.

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You cancel prints in the computer.

If you tried to print something that is still pending and you need to get it out of the print queue follow these instructions:

On the lower right side of your computer screen near the clock area - look for the printer icon (picture of your printer) Right click with your mouse on top of the picture of the printer and choose "properties" from the drop down list. Click on the name of the document that you wish to cancel and click file and click on cancel document. You can also click on the name of the document you want to cancel and then right click on it again and choose cancel from the drop down list.

You may need to choose cancel all documents to get rid of any which are pending.

Posted on Mar 26, 2011

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SOURCE: Paper jam in Brother HL-2140 printer

I have the same problem - try what it says at this link. http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/BSC/public/us/us/en/faq/faq/000000/000000/000026/faq000026_015.html?reg=us&c=us&lang=en&prod=hl2140_all

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SOURCE: can i print envelopes addresses on brother HL 2140 laser printers

The manual by-pass slot just below the brother name on the front allows a user to load envelopes just put the envelope in the slot and adjust the size.by closing the two grey tabs

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SOURCE: How can i set the Brother HL-2140 to print double

Check out page 22 of the manual located here: http://download.brother.com/welcome/doc002308/cv_hl2140_usaeng_usr_d.pdf

Posted on Jan 11, 2010

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I need free support to empty memory of brother HL-2140 printer


This error occurs when your printer is dealing with a particually complicated print job and cannot process it all. Try to reduce the complexity of your document or cut the print resolution. It may be worth trying to print the document in several parts if at all possible.

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Resetting Blinking Toner Light HL-2140


Here is the procedure for resetting the Toner flashing light on Brother HL-2140 (sources for other answers here and self testing - specific to HL-2140)
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This will:
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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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If im going to print my document the selection for printer HL - 2140 series 2 was lost and replace by the printer generic how can I reset the printer bask to HL - 2140 inorder to activate?


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Visit the above link from Brother Official Support. Select the Operating System and download the drivers. After in stalling the drivers, go to the Control Pannel - Printers, and set HL-2140 as default printer.

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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.

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How can I check the count of pages printed in my brother hl-2140 printer ?


Turn the printer off then on, wait a few secondes then press the GO button 3 times quickly.

The printer settings will print. It will show you how many pages have been printed as well as number of paper jams and errors etc.

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HL 2140 does not print


Hi,

This is a common problem to your brother printer model 2140. You need to turn off your printer and take out the toner. Look for the side and you will see a small hole on both sides. This is the sensor. You need to cover it with electrical tape.

Here is a detailed video on how to do it:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPCGZZIdXyM

Good luck and hope this helps you.

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Hl-2140 noises


For a possible fix to the Brother HL-2140 squeal/squeak/noise problem open the printer at the other side from the paper tray and toner cartridge door. You should see a little black roller rod along with some white wheels.

The noise may be coming from the contact between the wheels/rollers which pull paper toward the output tray on top after it has been printed.

Check and clean/wipe the wheels and black rod, especially in the center area. Hopefully the noise will now be reduced/eliminated.

Cheers, Stephen

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