Brother® Printer Not Responding
When does the Brother printer stop responding and how to fix this issue?
Brother printer offers user-friendly and advanced desktop printers. The printers are easy to handle and install. Sometimes, issues may occur with the Brother Printer. You might face a printer stop responding. Thus, you fail to access your printer or to work with it. The issue is mainly caused due to no printer drivers are installed or incompatible printer driver installed in your computer. To fix this issue, you need to install necessary printer drivers. Make sure that you install drivers compatible to OS and printer.
The following might help you in fixing the printer is not responding errors:
- Obtain genuine drivers
- Check for conflicts
Obtain genuine drivers
You need to obtain genuine printer drivers for Brother printer. Brother printer is only hardware that requires drivers to take instructions to work. Drivers needs to be installed based on the make of the modem. Go to the manufacturer’s website and download drivers. After downloading the drivers, install drivers in the computer. You might see a message saying that you need to reboot the computer to finish the installation.
The drivers need to be compatible with the hardware. The modem also needs to be installed according to the Operating System. If the version of Operating system is not compatible, then the drivers might not install properly. You might face problems connecting to a network. In order to resolve such issues, you need to check the installation manual.
After installing the printer drivers, you need to make sure that there are no conflicts in the computer. The installation of drivers might conflict with each other; this is because during startup, various drivers run simultaneously. You might check for conflicts from the Device Manager. If there are any conflicts, then you need to reboot the computer. After reboot, you need to check in the Device Manager.
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