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Brother Wireless Laser Printer - Installed, connected but cannot print

Q: Brother Wireless Laser Printer - Installed, connected but cannot print

I set up the printer (HL-2270DW) following all instructions. It is listed under Devices and Printers with my other printers, but not under Printers. I cannot set it as default printer in Devices and Printers.

When I go to printers -> add new printer -> wireless printer it is found, but it says installation failed when I try to install it. I got no errors following brother's instructions, can connect to the printer settings wirelessly but cannot print.

Any ideas?

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A: Brother Wireless Laser Printer - Installed, connected but cannot print

Interestingly, I just found that my windows 8 tablet can see and print from it fine. I configured it from my windows 7 desktop though, and this is where the problems are happening.

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A:Can't Access networked Brother Laser printer- To print or use Web I/f

Hi Try and see if you can get and download windows 8.1 drivers as they do work with windows 10

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Quote: Originally Posted by garysgold


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System:
Windows XP Professional SP3
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Modem is old 56k modem connected by serial port (don't think that matters)

What I've tried:
I have tried modifying the routing table to force connections to the subnet that the computer and printer are hosted on.
route -p add 10.1.0.0 MASK 255.255.255.0 10.1.61.0 METRIC 40 IF 0x2
ip for the PC is 10.1.61.53, ip for the printer is 10.1.61.22, IF 0x2 is the integrated NIC
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A:Unable to print to network printer while connected to modem

These are correct

ip for the PC is 10.1.61.53,
ip for the printer is 10.1.61.22, IF 0x2
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route -p add 10.1.0.0 MASK 255.255.255.0 10.1.61.0
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Instead, get the output of ROUTE PRINT and post that
 

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A:Router connected network printer wont print anymore

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Manlio


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I googled every possible discussion, so as on Microsoft and Dell forums, no success. I am not a newbie on IT stuff but I am unable to understand why, suddenly the W7 computers are unable to address the printer. Its network address is fixed by the router (192.168.1.1:1631/printers/Samsung) and has been so for years.
Thanks for your time


Hi Manlio,

Welcome to Seven forums.

Please let us know which printer model is the one you are using over network. Also, let us know the if you are able to printer wirelessly from the XP system.

Check this link below to reset the spooler service which should help you resolve this issue:

Print Spooler Queue - Clear and Reset

Keep us posted with the results so we can advise you further.

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Quote: Originally Posted by rainman2


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Suddenly a configuration that was working stopped functioning I cannot print to my wireless printer I only have one Windows laptop this is a home setup and it has been working fine for years A few things happened at the same time one of which must have messed me up I had a bad virus My then virus checker did not catch it so working with Norton we removed the problems and I now subscribe to their Internet Security service I have spent days and days on this with the following results With the original printer the cannot until now Suddenly to worked printer - wireless print fine job would make it to the queue but just never print I recycled the router and modem hopeing it Suddenly cannot print to wireless printer - worked fine until now was a network issue no change Thinking it was the printer since it was old I got a new printer but it cannot be added I cannot add a new printer either from my home or from someone else's home so it's not my network The printer has a valid IP address and seems to see the network I have no Internet problems on the PC I can slave up and print fine via USB If I disable Norton Firewall and Internet Security I still cannot print remotely so it's not Norton I added a new port as described in another article on this forum and I still cannot print The jobs get into the queues since I can go through the Control Panel and see them all lined up but they have no status It seems as though something went bad on my PC Any ideas Suddenly cannot print to wireless printer - worked fine until now on how I might be able to diagnose and fix this so I don't need to completely wipe the laptop out and reset to factory defaults Any help is REALLY appreciated as I've spent way too many frustrating hours on this Thanks

A:Suddenly cannot print to wireless printer - worked fine until now

  
Quote: Originally Posted by lbucc


Suddenly, a configuration that was working stopped functioning. I cannot print to my wireless printer. I only have one Windows 7 laptop (this is a home setup) and it has been working fine for years. A few things happened at the same time, one of which must have messed me up. I had a bad virus. My then virus checker did not catch it, so working with Norton, we removed the problems and I now subscribe to their Internet Security service. I have spent days and days on this with the following results:

With the original printer, the job would make it to the queue but just never print
I recycled the router and modem, hopeing it was a network issue; no change
Thinking it was the printer, since it was old, I got a new printer but it cannot be added
I cannot add a new printer either from my home or from someone else's home, so it's not my network
The printer has a valid IP address and seems to see the network
I have no Internet problems on the PC
I can slave up and print fine via USB
If I disable Norton Firewall and Internet Security I still cannot print remotely, so it's not Norton
I added a new port as described in another article on this forum, and I still cannot print
The jobs get into the queues, since I can go through the Control Panel and see them all lined up, but they have no status

It seems as though something went bad on my PC. Any ideas on how I might be able to diagnose and fix this so I don't need to completely wipe the laptop out and reset to factory defaults? Any help is REALLY appreciated as I've spent way too many frustrating hours on this. Thanks!


Hi lbucc,

Welcome to Seven Forums.

Have you tried removing the the complete printer driver and install again. Kindly try to configure the printer using software/driver provided by the manufacturer.

You can also try disabling the security on the router as printers are not compatible with WEP or WPA security.

Also, check spooler service is running on the system properly. Please try the same and let us know if it helps.

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A:Kodak 7250 won't print from wireless, says printer disconnected,

have you reset the kodak up on the new network - how is the kodak setup - fixed IP or to use DHCP
have a look at the network settings for the printer

and then on a PC post back here an ipconfig /all

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ipconfig /all
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post the results in a reply here.
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and paste here.

We would like to see the results from an ipconfig /all - post back the results in a reply here.

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD then press Enter to open a command prompt box
(A new dialogue box - black with white font, will appear on screen ):

In the command prompt window that opens, type the following command:

Note that there is a space before the /ALL, but there is NOT a space after the / in the following command.

ipconfig /all > network.txt & network.txt

It will export the results into notepad and then automatically open the notepad and display on your screen.

Now all you need to do is copy and paste those results into a reply here
to do that:
From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Select all
all the text will now be highlighted
Next
From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Copy

Now go back to the forum - goto the reply and then right click in the reply box and paste the results.
The results from the notepad should now appear in the forum reply.
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A:Dell 305w Wireless printer can print but not scan wirelessly

It may be best to post on the Dell forum (printer section) as there are people there that are familiar with Dell printers and applications.

Printers Forum - Printers Forum - Peripherals - Dell Community

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Belkin

Hi,

I was wondering if you have managed to sort your problem out, as I am suffering from excatly the same issue. The help desk of Belkin was not use, as t hey suggested that I go and buy another printer!!

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You probably need to remove the previous wireless settings from the printer and run the set up program again.
 

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A:HP Officejet will not print "Printer not installed/services that Windows needs is.."

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Hi mcrabbe

Welcome to the forums.

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Please please can you help me as my Brother DCP-135C wont print anything. Ive downloaded drivers but nothing seems to work. I'm almost tearing my hair out with this problem. I've checked that it is compatable, which it is so dont know where to go from here.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional , Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 255 Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 6 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3966 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon 3000 Graphics, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 476837 MB, Free - 442130 MB;
Motherboard: FOXCONN, A76ML-K 30, 1.0, UL81045063022
Antivirus: Norton Internet Security, Updated and Enabled

I would so appreciate some assistance. THANK YOU!
 

A:Brother DCP-135C wont print

Are you getting any error messages when you try to print?

Go into Control Panel and then Devices and Printers. Is you printer in the list of devices and if so does it have a green tick on it. If it is there and has no tick on it, right click on the printer icon and select "Set as Default".
 

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Strange problem here. Recently, I replaced the black ink cartridge, and since then, it either won't print black, or it prints a bunch of really blurry lines. Then, when I print in other colors, it prints perfectly. Or if I print a fax, and print out the fax receipt, in black, it will print the receipt perfectly. Also, when I copy something, in black, it gives me the same garbled black print that it does when I try to print in black. I can print in other colors, but not black. I've tried replacing the ink cartridge, tried the cleaning function, and nothing seems to fix the problem. Any suggestions? Thanks.
 

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I have a Brother MFC-8480DN hardwired to a wireless router. I can print from my wireless laptop connection with no issues, but when I try & use the CC3 software to scan, I get the following error message:

Failed to connect to the device.

Then a second pop up message is: Scanning failed.

What am I doing wrong? I don't understand why it will print just fine, but refuses to scan.

BTW, I am using windows 7 if that makes a difference & I have installed the latest driver for the printer.
 

A:Brother MFC-8480DN will print, but not scan.

Scanning is almost always an issue when trying to use wifi or network connected devices. The problem is typically in the device config or software config on the computer. The input could also be blocked by AV or firewall software.

This is common as the computer (ie: OS/AV/firewall) doesn't like external input writing to the HDD.
 

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Printer gives ERROR MESSAGE
error:cgpdftaraster:cups......
 

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Brother MFC 4350 Print Quality

Hi

I have a MFC 4350

Some time ago (6 months??) The Replace Drum and Replace Toner lights came on

I boogied down to Office Max/Depot and bought a Brother Drum and a store brand toner.

A couple of weeks into use print quality went way down. the outside thirds of the page are very faint while the middle third is OK. There is shading in the middle third as well.

Finally broke down and bought a Brother toner cartridge.

Quality might be a little better but not much.

have I ruined the drum?
 

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