Have you checked the manuals? This drives me nuts. How does the information on this page help you? However, on my laptop, it is perennially in sleep mode and I have to go into BR Admin to change the command from Sleep to Ready. You are reporting the following post: There must be a setting to let it sleep but wake up on a network connect.

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I have the opposite problem. When you open the app, go to the “Custom” tab. Right-click your Brother machine and select Printer properties.

Reply This was helpful 2. I updated the firmware and it seems to have solve the problem permanently. Because it does NOT wake up. To help us improve our support, please provide ,ac feedback below. My printer stays awake forever and it’s loud. Disconnect both your Brother machine and the computer and reconnect.

Proffitt Forum moderator July 14, mff The Print dialogue sheet will expand. There wasn’t any IP address listed, therefore my machine was not on my wireless network, and none of the troubleshooting tools could fix the problem. After restarting the PC, reconnect the Brother machine.


What I had installed was corrupt because there was no network recognition of 74200 printer. Check the status of your Brother machine Make sure that your Brother machine is turned on.

Hopefully this should fix this issue. Check the status of your Brother machine. All to no avail. Then trouble shooting and was taken to the link to update the printer firmware.

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Right-click your Brother machine 74420 and select Printer properties.

Cancel all the printing jobs till that moment and redo the process. Sounds like a bug in their driver. Then clicked the Status check. But by tapping any button on the printer or by msc a document it wakes up and after it’s awake the document prints.


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Reply This was helpful 0. When the User Account Control screen appears, do the following. To navigate from one pane to another in the Print dialogue, select the options from the pane pop-up menu A. I ,ac my Canon does this too. When I do manually change modes from Sleep to Ready, the printer works just fine.

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Sexually explicit or offensive language Spam: Enter the administrator password and click OK or Yes. I found this forum because I had the same problem just an hour ago. Flaming or offending other users Illegal activities: Thanks very much to anyone who can shed light on this.