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Reset Toner Counter – Brother MFC-9970CDW Multifunction

Icon Written by Grant on May 22, 2014 – 11:03 am

Here’s the procedure to reset the toner counters on this device:   Take note of the toner that is displayed as “empty” Open the toner/drum cover flap and quickly press 1 on the keypad The Toner Reset menu should appear Use the touch screen to select the toner you wish to reset the counter on I am […]

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Reset Toner Counter – Brother HL-3070, HL-4570CDW and HL-4150CDN Printers

Icon Written by Grant on April 29, 2014 – 9:52 am

  I had confirmation today that the following procedure works on HL-4150CDN: • 1st step – Open the front cover of your Brother HL-3070/Brother HL-4570CDW/Brother HL-4150CDN laser printer where you can access its Brother TN210 toner cartridges. • 2nd step – Press the Cancel & Secure Print buttons at the same time to see the […]

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Brother MFC-7362N Toner and Drum Counter Reset

Icon Written by Grant on April 17, 2013 – 11:05 pm

Recently I had reason to reset the toner count on a Brother MFC-7362N multifunction device – here are the steps:   Open Cover to drum/toner assembly   To reset DRUM Counter press CLEAR/RESET then press 1 OR To reset TONER Counter press *00  (STAR – ZERO – ZERO)   Close the cover and continue – […]

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Brother Laser “Toner Life End” Bypass HL-4040CN

Icon Written by Grant on June 29, 2012 – 12:26 am

Today my Brother HL-4040CN laser displayed “Toner Life End” and flashed it’s LCD panel in a nasty red hue. It’s been warning that C/M/Y cartridges have been getting low for some time – but now it refuses to print. It’s just on  two years old but still has the “starter kit” toners installed. I have […]

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Brother MFC Network Scan Setting

Icon Written by Grant on April 17, 2012 – 5:40 am

I always struggle when first setting up a Brother multifunction with “Scan to Network” features — the syntax of the options is not clear and the diagnostics from the machine when you go wrong is poor — either “Authentication Err” or “Selection Error”   –  these notes serve as my cheat-sheet in the future! First, […]


Brother MFC – Displayed Name on Device

Icon Written by Grant on July 12, 2010 – 11:14 am

Brother MFC devices display the names of users/workstations that run the reciprical “Control Centre 3” software. The name displayed on the device is set at time of installation of the CC3 applications. To change the name registered on the device you can either uninstall and reinstall the Brother CC3 software or modify three INI files. […]