Fixing error messages in Brother® HL-2140 printer
Read on to know about Brother HL-2140 printer showing error messages and how to resolve them.
It is possible that you may get a number of error messages while you are attempting to get some printouts from the Brother HL-2140 printer. "Access denied" is one such error. There may be a number of reasons behind the Brother HL-2140 printer showing error messages. One of these includes the incorrect print commands. Damaged data operations and incorrect actions in the system are other reasons behind these error messages. It is possible that the firewall is activated in the system while you are attempting to print any documents and can block the action performed. If the printer is being shared between many networks then also you may get these types of issues. These error messages may also come up due to printer driver errors.
Here are some tips to fix error messages in Brother HL-2140 printer:
- Adjust the printer settings
- Turn Off Firewall
- Download latest drivers
Adjust the printer settings
You can try adjusting the printer settings to resolve error messages in Brother HL-2140 printer. For this, you need to check if a single application is giving error message and cancel the printing job. You need to then restart the system and do the above steps with the use of software. You need to configure the printer settings in order to avoid the error messages. You are also advised to check all connections between the printer and the system.
Turn Off Firewall
You can turn off the firewall if Brother HL-2140 printer is getting error message "Access denied". The firewall printer may be preventing the connection between the printer and system. You need to ensure that the file and printer sharing is been allowed through the firewall in your system to which the printer has been connected. You can enable the 'File and Printer Sharing' by clicking the 'Exceptions' in the Windows Firewall located in the 'Control Panel'. You need to also ensure that the 'File and Printer Sharing' check box is tick marked.
You may get some error messages while connecting a printer to a system installed with Windows 7 or Windows Vista. This may take place as the system may be experiencing problem with the printer drivers. You can resolve the issue by downloading and installing the latest printer drivers in the system. You can get it from different websites but always ensure to install it from the authentic or manufacturer's website. You will need to take care of installing a 32-bit printer to a 32-bit system only and install 32-bit drivers only.
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