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Step 1Check detail information.

TitleDescriptionLanguageRelease Date
(Firmware Version)
Firmware Update Tool
This tool updates your Brother machine firmware via the internet, by sending the firmware to your machine from the Brother internet server.
Update History
06/27/2013 Main: 1.17
  • Improvement to help with the performance of the machine.

  • 10/29/2012 Main: 1.16
  • Corrects an issue occurring when using a computer running Windows® 8.
  • Corrects the issue that the Windows® 8 "built-in drivers" (also referred to as "in-box drivers" or "in-OS drivers") cannot be installed.
  • Improvement to the operation of an internal sensor.

  • 08/04/2011 Main: 1.12
  • Improvement for new toner cartridge detection.

  • 03/30/2011 Main: 1.10
  • Correction of the issue that spooled print job could be cancelled in the situation of the current print job being cancelled by user.

  • 01/27/2011 Main: 1.03
  • Corrects the issue where “Jam Inside” error occurs when paper is inserted into the manual feed slot and your Brother machine wakes up from Deep Sleep Mode.
  • Supported OS

    Windows 11, Windows 10 (32-bit), Windows 10 (64-bit), Windows 8.1 (32-bit), Windows 8.1 (64-bit), Windows 8 (32-bit), Windows 8 (64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit), Windows 7 (64-bit)

    How to identify the firmware version

    Click here to see how to identify the firmware version.

    Step 2Read before downloading.

    Notes before downloading
    • Please make sure that the machine you are going to update the firmware is not busy. Also, make sure that there is no data left in the machine memory when running the firmware update tool.
    • Please check the following on your computer.
      • Open Printer Properties and confirm that your printer is functioning correctly by printing a test page.
      • Please close all applications and TSR's.
      • If you are using a Windows XP SP2 Firewall or other Firewall software, disable it.
    • It is not possible to update the firmware unless the following conditions are met on your machine.
      • The machine is not receiving or processing the data. (Make sure the Data LED is off or not blinking)
      • The machine is not printing a document.
      • If you are using a Macintosh computer, Printer Driver or CUPS Printer Driver must be installed.

    The following data will be deleted when you update the firmware.

    • Reprint data stored in the memory

    Step 3Read the End-User License Agreement (EULA).

    Agree to the EULA and Download