How to configure Brother® HL-2170W printer
What are the guidelines to fix the issues while configuring Brother HL-2170W printer?
Brother HL-2170W is a powerful printer which uses electrophotographic laser technology to make printouts. It has the ability to print up to 23 pages per minute. Connectivity in Brother HL-2170W printer includes USB, 10/100 Base-TX Ethernet, Wireless 802.11b/g etc. It supports various Windows operating system. It comes with a save mode which helps to extend the life of toner. They also provide one year limited warranty to this printer. A printer in a network your PC helps to print the data contained in your local network. It can eliminate the extra cost of installing additional printers.
Following are the guidelines of Brother HL-2170W network set-up, issues while doing so and its resolution:
- Instructions to be followed
- Common issues
- Tips to fix
Instructions to be followed
First of all you need to enable the 'Printer sharing' option in your PC. You can enable this option in the 'Control panel'. You need to right click on the printers setting icon. You will have options to choose the sharing in the generated window. To use a network printer in your local network, you need to set an IP address for your Brother HL-2170W printer. You also need to know about the details of your printer before going to set up in your network.
At times, you may face issues while trying to add Brother HL-2170W printer on your network. You may face issues, if it is not properly connected to home network and set to share printers. You may also face compatibility issues, if your printer is not compatible with the operating system. Sometimes, your PC may not detect the installed printer.
To fix the compatibility issues, you need to ensure the compatibility of Brother HL-2170W printer before installing. If your PC doesn’t detect your printer, you also need to make sure that your Bluetooth adapter or Wi-Fi is turned on. You also need to remove viruses from the system before installing the printer driver. You need to ensure the cables and connectors used to connect the printer over network are well connected.
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