Brother HL-2040 Driver and Software Downloads

By | September 22, 2018

Brother HL-2040 Driver Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, XP, Vista 64-Bit, 32-Bit, Driver Macintosh, Brother HL-2040 Reviews, Toner Cartridges – Brother HL-2040 has the electrophotographic technology to work for both A4 and Letter paper sizes. It can produce 20 pages in just 60 seconds. When you use this machine to print for the first time, it only takes 10 seconds to print a single paper. This machine is compatible with Windows, Linux, and Mac OS platform with the great quality resolution that is up to 1200 x 600 dpi.

Brother HL-2040 Driver

Brother HL-2040

To start using the Brother HL-2040, you can check the LED control panel that has four LEDs and 1 button. This panel is intuitive and easy to use. With the presence of toner saving mode, it sounds possible to efficiently use the machine for your small business.

Brother HL-2040 Best Features

The first thing to know when it comes to the features of the Brother HL-2040 is the paper handling capability. The machine offers the paper tray and the manual feed slot as the paper input. There is a manual feed slot to handle envelopes and labels. Meanwhile, the paper tray works from plain paper to transparencies by offering 250 sheets to handle. For the paper output, the machine provides 100 sheets. So, in total, the paper handling of this machine is 350 sheets.

Brother HL-2040 also comes with the manual duplex technology. It is possible to print on both sides of the paper when you think that you want to save the paper cost.

Brother HL-2040 Toner Cartridges

Next, for the consumables and accessories of the machine are the toner cartridge, the drum unit, and the print server. Brother only offers a single Brother HL-2040 toner, which is TN-350. This toner offers 2,500 pages for both A4 and letter. Meanwhile, if you have to replace the drum unit, you have to buy the DR-350 that works for 12,000 pages.

Even though there are no Brother HL-2040 toner options available on the market, Brother offered the environmental programs. You can join the program to get the toner free by following the requirements. You can visit the official website to get more information about this program.

With its solid and compact design, we have to say that the machine is a nice addition to your office. Its capability to offer manual duplex, wired and wireless connectivity capability makes your business runs better. You can print at anywhere as long as your documents are accessible from your devices. As simple as that so you do not have to bring your laptop whenever and wherever you go.

Brother HL-2040 Wireless Setup

a). Factory Reset

  • To start, choose the menu button on your printer.
  • After that, find network menu by using the bottom up button. Continue by pressing OK.
  • Next, select factory reset, and after that, choose OK.
  • And then, press number 1 (If your machine has the fax button. If not, continue by following the instruction on the printer screen).
  • Wait, your machine is going to reset the network.
  • Then, continue by completing the wizard setup to activate the wireless.
  • Head to the menu button and use the bottom-up button. Search for “network” and press OK.
  • Select “WLAN”. After that, choose OK.
  • Choose “setup wizard”, and wait for a minute. Your printer is finding the SSID. Once this step is complete, choose back.
  • After that, you will see the Wi-Fi icon at the top of the printer screen.

b.) Setting On Computer

  • Insert the CD driver of your printer.
  • Choose the desired language.
  • After that, select the “initial installation” menu.
  • Continue by choosing the “install MFL-Pro Suite”.
  • Hit yes and wait for a minute.
  • Next, select the wireless network connection. After that, select next.
  • Make sure that you have checked all options. After that, select next.
  • Once your Wi-Fi detected your printer, select the printer series and choose next. You will get a message appears on the screen. This pop-up message asks you to restart your printer.
  • Nevertheless, if the Wi-Fi does not detect the printer series, select the second option. You will need the IP address for printer identification.
  • Fill the IP address in your device on the empty column.
  • Tips to check the IP address on the computer: select menu > network> Wlan> TCP/IP> IP address.
  • If you have finished the process above, wait and you will see a message “Brother Registration” on your computer’s screen. Then, select next. Restart your computer.

c). Setting on Wireless Network Connection

  • To start, search the Wireless Network Connection on your PC/ network.
  • And then, select “SETUP” in the available option. Select the wireless network and click Connect.
  • After that, select “Connect Anyway” and wait for a minute. You will see that the wireless is connected.

Brother HL-2040 WiFi Setup

  • You have to check that your printer is on.
  • Go to the Network menu selection > Reset Network > Press no.1 (to restart the printer)
  • After that, the machine will enter the Default Printer mode
  • You have to choose Network > Setup Wizard so you can continue the process.
  • Then, choose SSID > and then choose NEW SSID (The machine will ask you to create a username and password). After that, press OK
  • Next, choose AD-HOC and connect it to the SSID you have created (The printer will print the printer status automatically. After that, wait for 1 to 5 minutes so the printer will connect via scan IP address)
  • Your Wi-Fi setup installation is complete. After that, try to connect your laptop or computer to the SSID printer.

Brother HL-2040 Installation Software For Windows

  • To start, you must download the driver. After that, select the system operation of your computer.
  • Next, double-click the file you have downloaded.
  • After that, choose Unzip.
  • Open that folder.
  • Then, double-click to the D_SETUP.exe. The installation is ready to start.
  • You are going to see the instructions on the screen. Follow the steps to finish the installation.
  • Once the installation is complete, restart your computer. You can test your printer.

Brother HL-2040 Installation Software For Mac

  • You must download the driver. After that, choose the operating system for your computer.
  • Next, double-click to the “xxxxxxxx.dmg” you have downloaded.
  • Then, double click to the “xxxxxxxx.pkg. This is the installer package.
  • You have to follow the instructions so you can complete the installation.
  • Once you finished the installation, please restart the computer. After that, you can test your printer.

Macintosh OS X (v10.5), Mac OS X (v10.6.x), Mac OS X (v10.7.x), Mac OS X (v10.8.x), Mac OS X (v10.9.x), Mac OS X (v10.10.x), Mac OS X (v10.11.x), macOS (10.13), macOS (10.12).

Microsoft Windows 10 64 bit, Windows 10 32 bit, Windows 8.1 64 bit, Windows 8.1 32 bit, Windows 8 64 bit, Windows 8 32 bit, Windows 7 64 bit, Windows 7 32 bit, Windows Vista 64 bit, Windows Vista 32 bit, Windows XP 64 bit, Windows XP 32 bit.

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