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There are many possible reasons why your printer driver might stop working. Fixing a printer driver error is often simply a matter of updating the driver. 
Here's some ways of updating drivers for Brother HL2040.

Method 1: Using Windows Updates

Once it's set up, Windows Update will download and install recommended updates for your printer automatically. Here's how to set it up:

Step 1

Press Start in the bottom left corner of your screen. A popup menu will appear.

Step 2

Type Update in the Search bar, and a list of results will appear. Depending on your version of Windows, you may have to select All Programs from the first popup menu. Click Windows Update and in the left pane, click Check for updates. Depending on your version of Windows, you may have to select Select the updates you want to install page, followed by clicking OK. You'll then click Install updates on the Windows Update page. Similarly, you may have to select View available updates and then click Install for the driver you wish to install.

Step 3

Provide a password or confirmation if you're prompted to do so. This will show that you're authorized to make this type of change. When the process is complete, a box will pop up, saying that the printer driver has been installed correctly.

Method 2: Update drivers on Brother's official website

Step 1

Step 2

Enter "Brother HL2040" in the search box and click "SEARCH".

Step 3

You can see the model of your printer here. Select the Operating system of your Brother HL2040 and then press the Search button.

Step 4

All the software and drivers right for your device will be displayed in order. Find the printer driver that you need and click the name of the driver.

Step 5

After agreeing to the terms of the Disclaimer by checking the box, click on the Download button. 

Step 6

Save the driver file (.exe) in a suitable place, such as Desktop.

Step 7

Double-click the driver file that you downloaded just now and follow the instructions. You may need to reboot your device after the installation.

Get Automatic Drivers Update

In fact, apart from two methods above, you can also use a program named DriverTuner to update printer driver for your Brother HL2040. Based on its extensive database, DriverTuner could get almost all the drivers you need updated in an easy and fast way.

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