Resolving Issues with Brother® MFC-6490CW on Windows® 7
Brother MFC-6490CW is one of the latest version printers from Brother. This machine is ideal for home and office use as it comes packed with very large numbers of features and options. Some of the features of Brother MFC-6490CW include wide screen LCD, USB flash drive, memory card support, copying speed up to 23 pages, up to 6000x1200 dpi (mono), up to 6000x1200 dpi (color) printing resolution support, up to 35 pages per min (mono) up to 28 pages per min (color) printing speed and so on. Brother MFC-6490CW is totally compatible with Windows 7 and the printer would work exceptionally with the OS. As the Brother MFC-6490CW is compatible with Windows 7, users would not face problems such as system slow down even when the printer is used simultaneously with other hardware components. However, some Windows 7 users might face some problems with the use of Brother MFC-6490CW printer on the system. Some of the common problems that might come up include system freezing when using printer, printer not responding, error messages coming up stating that the required task cannot be completed, printer going offline etc.
- Check printer drivers
- Repair Operating System
- Restart printer service
Check printer drivers
All printers require drivers to function. Drivers are the link between the printer and the Windows 7 OS installed on your computer. This means that problems with the printer drivers would affect the functioning of the printers. Windows 7 users having problems with the use of Brother MFC-6490CW printer are advised to check the printer drivers installed on the system. If the drivers are found incorrect, incompatible or illegitimate, they would have to be replaced with correct ones to solve the problems.
Repair Operating System
If some of the system files on Windows 7 OS installed on your computer got damaged and these files are associated with the printer drivers of Brother MFC-6490CW, issues would come up when the printer is in use. Under these circumstances, the issue would have to be resolved by repairing the Operating System using the default OS repair tool and the genuine installation disk of the OS. If the problem has come up recently, then restoring the OS to a previous restore point would also solve the issues and get the printer working properly.
The Brother MFC-6490CW printer connected to your Windows 7 system works with the help of the printer service that is running in the background of the system. Sometimes, services that are active on the system might develop errors and if such errors developed with the printer service, then problems would come up when the printer is in use. These problems can be solved by restarting the printer spooler service on the system. This would clear off errors and solve the printer problems.
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