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Myy Brother MFC5460 will not print at all. Printer status says it is ready, but the printer never receives the print material. The information remains in the print queue. Work Offline is not checked, so I assume it is printing on line. How can I make it print?

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How is it connected?
If its connected via usb cable just follow the steps below:
1. Make sure that Mfc5460cn lcd shows date & time. 2. Disconnect the usb cable from the computer and printer. 3. Turn off the printer and unplug it from the power outlet. 4. On the computer, cancel the document on queu. Go to printers folder and right click on the Mfc5460cn icon and left click on cancel all documents. 5. Reconnect the usb cable from the printer then to your computer. Make sure that it is connected securely. 6. Plugged the printer back to the power outlet and then wait for the lcd to show date & time. 7. Open the printers folder again. Make sure that the status is ready document 0 8. Right click on MFC5460cn then left click on properties. ON the lower left side of the window click on print test page.
The printer should print a test page. And it should work,
Hope this helps. Rate if it works. Thanks

Posted on Apr 09, 2011

  • benjukiddo Aug 16, 2011

    Hello- I am having the same problem, I did as you said, and every time it says "receiving data" the LCD says "Cleaning Please Wait" then it comes up with error 8f Clean Unable (even with the test page)

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