Brother HL-1240 Driver Download (Official)

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The HL-1240 is a printer manufactured by Brother. If your printer is unresponsive, slow to print or the print quality is poor, updating to the latest driver may fix the problem. This version of "genengc2.exe" has been downloaded 842 times with a user rating of 5 out of 5 stars, based on 22 reviews. It has been installed successfully by our users on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 303.1 KB.

22 Ratings (see all reviews)
842 Downloads

Supported Models

HL-1240

Brother PCL4 Driver

Brother PCL5e Driver

Brother PCL5e Generic Driver

HL-1850

HL-5030

HL-5040

Manufacturers

Brother

Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP, Windows 2000

File Name

Versions

01.00.00.00 (2004-04-02) via .inf
01.00.00.00 (2004-03-16) via .inf

Additional Notes

WHQL Certified Enhanced Generic PCL Driver for Windows 2000/XP

Uploaded By

Manivel (DG Staff Member) on 1-Jun-2004

Ratings & Reviews

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How to Update HL-1240 Device Drivers

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the HL-1240 driver, click the green download button above. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

If the driver listed is not the right version or operating system, search our driver archive for the correct version. Enter Brother HL-1240 into the search box above and then submit. In the results, choose the best match for your PC and operating system.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the Brother Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the Brother website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

After downloading the new driver, proceed with installation. On Windows, use the built-in Device Manager utility to manage your system's devices and drivers. To access it:

  1. Right-click the Start button

  2. Select "Device Manager" from the menu

  3. Locate the device needing the update

  4. Right-click the device and choose "Update driver"

  5. Follow the on-screen prompts to install

Once complete, restart your computer to ensure the new driver is fully implemented and functioning properly.

This process helps maintain your system's performance and compatibility with various hardware components.

Tech Tip: Driver downloads and updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow.

For more help, visit our Driver Support Page for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
brhlpcl4.gp_ 5.3 KB 13 Mar 2004
brhlpcl5g.gp_ 8.9 KB 18 Mar 2004
BHPCL4.INF 1.7 KB 2 Apr 2004
brhlrc04.dl_ 221.1 KB 13 Mar 2004
BHPCL5E.INF 1.7 KB 2 Apr 2004
brnames.gp_ 2.1 KB 13 Mar 2004
brhlui04.dl_ 11.8 KB 18 Feb 2004
BHPCL5G.INF 1.8 KB 22 Mar 2004
brhlrd04.dl_ 5.0 KB 18 Feb 2004
brhlpcl5e.gp_ 8.9 KB 13 Mar 2004
bhpcl5e.cat 10.7 KB 7 Apr 2004
bhpcl5g.cat 10.6 KB 25 Mar 2004
bhpcl4.cat 10.7 KB 9 Apr 2004
brhlui04.hl_ 7.9 KB 11 Feb 2004
BRHLUI04.INI 138 bytes 11 Feb 2004
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