Description of Problem 100000028615
sleep time on my printer keeps changing even after I've set it on the control
panel. What can I do?Description of Solution 200000036681
can occur when the sleep time in the print driver preferences is set to Auto
(Intelligent Sleep Mode). When it's in Auto (Intelligent Sleep Mode) the printer
determines the sleep time referring to the frequency of printing. If the printer
is used frequently, the sleep time is prolonged. If it is used infrequently, it
is shortened. When this feature is selected within the print driver preferences
it takes priority over any settings entered on the printer's control
Auto (Intelligent Sleep Mode)
Open the Printers Folder:
Start => Settings => Printers.
Server 2003: Click Start => Printers and Faxes.
Server 2008: Click the Start button => Control Panel =>
Hardware and Sound => Printers.
Server 2008 R2: Click the Start button =>
Right mouse click the Brother printer and left click Printing
Click the Advanced tab. Click the Other Print Options button.
Click Sleep Time.
Select the desired Sleep Time setting:
(Intelligent Sleep Mode)
automatically adjusts to the most suitable timeout setting depending on the
frequency of your machine use.
adjusts the timeout setting to be reset to the specific time set at the
the timeout setting to the amount of time in minutes you enter. You can enter a
range of 1 minute to 50 minutes.
Auto (Intelligent Sleep Mode) is not selected or is not an option then this
solution does not apply.
Click OK, Apply and OK
to exit Printing Preferences.