Question about Brother Multi-Function Center MFC-240C All-In-One InkJet Printer

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BROTHER MFC 240C DEFAULT TO FAX PRINTING

The printer/cpu now defaults to Fax printing with every print command, AOL etc. I can select to print normally through menus after giving the print command but this was unnecessary before. I reinstalled the Brother CD but this didn't correct the problem. What am I missing?

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We moved from 561 to 772 area code. Now we can not receive faxes. What do I need to do?
Did not have an issue receiving faxes at the old area code: 561
please email with resolution:
purplegem0713@gmail.com

Thank You....

Posted on Nov 10, 2008

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