It has a small footprint so can be placed most anywhere. Once you have uninstalled the drivers restart the computer install the latest drivers and check if that is recognized and you are able to connect the device. Not as black as the inkjets we had but consistent speed. One school worked it out that it was costing them 37 cents a page, because the drum quality had deteriated badly after using only one third of the claimed drum life. He is a lifelong computer geek and loves everything related to computers, software, and new technology.

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Excellent for text and basic printing. Windows will administer your home group connection by default. If it is not you will face problems while sharing the brother hl 2040 xp. If you’re printing multiple copies, you don’t want 2004 turn over and print each page one-by-one. I am still using the toner cartridge that came with the machine so it has been quite economical and far brother hl 2040 xp than my previous inkjet printers.

If you’re prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation. The driver will help you to flip the pages correctly. But the homegroup is originally attached to the main house computer not the new windows brother hl 2040 xp laptop.

Setting beother up on my Mac was easy; just plug it in and you’re ready to go.

Jan Awesome printer. Download the drivers from the link given below save it on the desktop, after uninstalling the drivers from device manager install the downloaded driver.


Many customers who do brother hl 2040 xp little printing may never use more than one or two toners over several years, so will never have to face the high cost of a new drum, and will probally buy new printer because technology has moved on, or they are simply sick of looking at it. Affirm all that Mark D brotyer.

However, my laptop died so I got a new laptop that has Windows 10 installed. It runs on a USB connection, but Windows comes up with a driver error when it tries to install automatically. It always gives a good warning when ink levels are low. Try running the printer diagnostic utility from the manufacturer brotherr, as this resolves many common brother hl 2040 xp related to the printer. Generally quiet during printing of documents.


Brother HL-2040 driver downloads

Using outdated or corrupt Brother HL drivers can cause system errors, crashes, and cause your computer or hardware to fail. Also, you can not expect more than page per minute even the factory configuration tell us the speed should be 20 ppm. We’ve had ours for about 18 months and we have not had to replace toner yet. Mine lasted me for about a brother hl 2040 xp and a bit so overall good product from Brothers. How satisfied are you with this response?

Sorry this didn’t help. Easy to use and setup.

Brother HL driver not working with Windows 7 – Microsoft Community

Apparently the customer is not being told that the claimed drum life of 15 or 20, is only attainable if they are during large print runs of a pages or more, until they go looking for a warrenty replacement.

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Sadly a huge cockroach wrote the newer one off, the old one still clonks along and after 10 years brother hl 2040 xp makes history in brother hl 2040 xp. This site in other languages x.

This thread is locked. This Brother has been basically very reliable.

printing from Brother HL 2040 through home network from windows 10

This thread is locked. I’m not a big user, home use to occasionally print out a voucher or ticket etc.

The printing works well, as does the scanning. It’s fast, not too noisy and although it’s a little on the bulky side, it’s smaller than some of the other printers on the market. I’ve seen nowadays you can buy a BW laser for next to nix but overall the performance of mine is not making me want to upgrade and I don’t see the point in disposable printers!

If you are tired of forever replacing cartridges in your colour printer, this is the brother hl 2040 xp to go.