New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
Other Hardware and Peripherals Other Apple systems and peripherals discussion.

MacBookPro Suddenly Won't Recognize Printer or Scanner


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
CMRV

 
Member Since: May 21, 2014
Posts: 1
CMRV is on a distinguished road

CMRV is offline
Help! I'm from St. Louis, and I'm spending a month in San Diego. I brought my MacBookPro (OS X 10.9.2) and two printers: a Brother MFC-7860 and Brother HL-4040cdn. When I arrived, I plugged in my printer, connected to my laptop with a cord, and it printed fine. It also scanned fine.

Randomly, my computer stopped recognizing the Brother MFC-7860. It says "the printer is not connected" or "the printer is offline"... When it's physically connected via cord! I tried restarting the computer and printer, to no avail. I also tried printing from the second printer (Brother HL-4040cdn) - and the laptop didn't recognize the printer. I again tried restarting both machines. Didn't work. I tried re-downloading the driver for Brother MFC-7860. Didn't help. I eventually deleted ALL the printers from the System Preferences. Still didn't help. What should I do? There's no way my TWO separate printers just spontaneous stopped working! The Brother MFC-7860 was literally working one minute, and then wouldn't connect the next. And since then, I can't print or scan.

PLEASE HELP!
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« New router time | RAM brands query... »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Printer install problems Jon G Other Hardware and Peripherals 17 05-27-2014 03:46 PM
Printer transfer Hamster202 Switcher Hangout 3 05-21-2014 02:05 PM
Printer Scanner Prolem grouston OS X - Operating System 7 05-20-2014 07:29 PM
Settings For Wireless Printer tarheel Internet, Networking, and Wireless 6 04-06-2014 07:32 PM
hooking up an old printer... jannAZ Switcher Hangout 9 03-30-2014 11:53 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:31 PM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?