FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

What printer driver emulation can be used with the HL-2040 and can it be used with a DOS application?

The HL-2040 printer can only be used with Windows, MAC or Linux using the Brother HL-2040 printer driver in the operating systems listed below. It cannot be used with a DOS application.

  • Windows® 95/98/Me
  • Windows ®2000/NT/XP
  • Mac OS® 9.1 - 9.2.x
  • Mac OS® 10.2.4 or greater

  • USB is not supported under Windows 95 or Windows NT®.
  • Power Macintosh® is only supported with an Apple original pre-installed USB port.

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