FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

The printer cannot print full pages of a document. An error message PRINT OVERRUN is printed out.

Please do the following:


  • Press Go to print the remaining data in the printer memory. Cancel the print job, if you want to delete the remaining data in the printer memory.
  • Reduce the complexity of your document or lower the print resolution.
  • Set page protection to AUTO by using the supplied Windows® driver or Remote Printer Console program.


  • Change the following settings in the Windows® printer driver, and then try again. The best combination of the settings below will vary depending on your document:
    +Graphics mode
    +TrueType mode
    +Use printer TrueType® fonts
    To change these settings, click 'Advanced' tab of the printer driver. Select 'Manual' in the 'Print Setting' section. Click 'Setting...'.

If your question was not answered, have you checked other FAQs?

Have you checked the manuals?

If you need further assistance, please contact Brother customer service:

Related Models

HL-5240, HL-5240L, HL-5250DN

Content Feedback

To help us improve our support, please provide your feedback below.

Step 1: How does the information on this page help you?

Step 2: €Are there any comments you would like to add?

Please note this form is used for feedback only.