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Windows 7: Brother HL-2140 Printer Memory Problem, And How To Get To /APPDATA/

22 Aug 2015   #1
Robert11

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
Brother HL-2140 Printer Memory Problem, And How To Get To /APPDATA/

Hello,

Opened up a large .pdf document to read, and after that, tried to print a simple one page
WORD document.

Using a Brother Printer. Model HL-2140

Anyway, all my printer wants to do now is print the very large .pdf.

Can't figure out how to "clear" its memory.

I think, but am not sure, that the .pf is in the Printers memory at:

C:\Users\Bob\APPDATA\Roaming\Microsoft\WORD\

Bit I can't get to the APPDATA.

Probable a "hidden" file "

How do I get to it please, so I can get to the WORD Folder underneath it ?

Or, How can I tell this Printer to Clear it's memory to stop it from
continually trying to print these hundreds of pages ?

Thanks,
Bob


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22 Aug 2015   #2
MoxieMomma

OEM Windows 7 Ult (x64) SP1
 
 

Perhaps try to clear the printer queue?

I Googled this:
<Brother Printer. Model HL-2140 clear queue>

And I got this:
Delete print jobs from the print queue. | Brother

I hope this helps,
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22 Aug 2015   #3
Robert11

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
From OP:

Hi,

Thanks so much.

Really embarrassed that I didn't think of that.

Will blame it on "old age" now.

Thanks again,
Bob
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22 Aug 2015   #4
MoxieMomma

OEM Windows 7 Ult (x64) SP1
 
 

Hi:

No problem.
I have to keep up my Geritol titer, as well.

Did that resolve your issue?

It's probably safer than enabling the feature to show "Hidden Files and Folders" and mucking around in there. One could delete the wrong files/folders and break something.

Thanks,
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