Windows 10: Brother MFC-7420 printer issues

Discus and support Brother MFC-7420 printer issues in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; We recently got a Brother MFC-7420 printer second hand. It works well, except that if the print density is set to 1200 DPI, which is apparently the... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by THEnt, May 4, 2021.

  1. THEnt Win User

    Brother MFC-7420 printer issues


    We recently got a Brother MFC-7420 printer second hand. It works well, except that if the print density is set to 1200 DPI, which is apparently the default, it prints four times as large as it's supposed to, and only prints the upper left quadrant of the page. If it's set to 300 or 600 DPI, it prints the correct size and good quality. Could this be a driver issue? We also have a Brother HL-6050D which prints well on all settings (I think). We're currently running 1909, 18363.1379 on my computer, and 2004 19041.867 on my partner's computer. It happens to both of us.

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    THEnt, May 4, 2021
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  2. CharlesM Win User
    CharlesM, May 5, 2021
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  4. abradaxis Win User

    Brother MFC-7420 printer issues

    Brother MFC-7420 Stops Printing

    After successfully installing my Brother MFC-7420 under Windows 10 (Version 1904.450) using the built-in Windows 10 driver, the printer stopped working. I tried reinstalling the printer under Add Remove Printers, but the same MFC-7420 gets installed, always with an explanation point under Troubleshoot when the properties of the printer are displayed. I tried reinstalling the printer, but the same printer keeps popping up with the same warning. I tried unplugging it and also removing and reinstalling the device, but always with the same results. Finally, the printer started to work again, although I didn't do anything new. However, it often stops. I tried researching the problem, and there is a hint that Microsoft Update may be to blame, but I cannot find a particular KB to pin it on.

    Any help greatly appreciated. I cannot bear the thought of buying a new printer for what is almost definitely a software glitch.
     
    abradaxis, May 5, 2021
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