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Add Printer Wizard Driver

Add Printer Wizard Driver

How to Install

Notes:

  • If you don't know which version of Windows Vista/ Windows Server 2008 you are using, 32 bit or 64 bit, please check by following the steps below:
    Click on "Start" -> "Control Panel" -> "System and Maintenance" -> "System" -> Check it at "System type" section.
  • The instructions may vary depending on the Windows Vista/ Windows Server 2008 version.
  • By installing this driver, the printer icon named "Brother xxxxxx Printer" or "Brother xxxxxx series" will be added in the "Printers" section. 
  • You must be logged on as an Administrator.
  • If the "User Account Control" prompt is displayed, click "Continue".
  • If the "Windows Security" alert prompt is displayed, click "Install this driver software anyway.".

For Network Shared Printing:

*If your client PC has the same OS as the server PC:

  1. For Windows Vista Users:
    Click on "Start" => "Control Panel" => "Hardware and Sound" => "Printers" => "Add a printer".

    For Windows Server 2008 Users:
    Click on "Start" => "Control Panel" => "Hardware and Sound" => "Printers" => "File" => "Run as administrator" => "Add Printer".
     
  2. Click "Add a network, wireless or Bluetooth printer".
  3. Click "The printer that I want isn't listed".
  4. Select "Select a shared printer by name" and input the Network Printer's Name, e.g. \\server\MFC-xxx
  5. Click on "Next".
  6. The Test print dialog appears. Click on "Finish".

*If your client PC has a different OS than the server PC:

NOTE: There are some instances where you should follow the steps above, even if the client PC uses a different OS than that of the server.

  1. Make a temporary folder or directory on your HDD [hard disk drive] as the location to save the downloaded self-extracting file, e.g. C:\brodnt
  2. Download the file to the temporary folder or directory.
  3. Once the download is complete, open the folder or directory and double click on the downloaded file to extract it.
  4. For Windows Vista Users:
    Click on "Start" => "Control Panel" => "Hardware and Sound" => "Printers" => "Add a printer".

    For Windows Server 2008 Users:
    Click on "Start" => "Control Panel" => "Hardware and Sound" => "Printers" => "File" => "Run as administrator" => "Add Printer".
     
  5. Click "Add a network, wireless or Bluetooth printer".
  6. Click "The printer that I want isn't listed".
  7. Select "Select a shared printer by name" and input the Network Printer's Name, e.g. \\server\MFC-xxx
  8. Click on "Next".
  9. If the "Connect to Printer" dialog appears, click "OK".
  10. Click on [Browse] and click on the drop down menu in the DRIVES field to select the folder created in Step 3.
  11. Click on "Open".
  12. Click on "OK".
  13. Select the model name and click on "Next".
  14. Name the printer and select a default printer and click on "Next".
  15. The Test Print dialog appears. Click on "Finish". 

For Network Printing using TCP/IP (Peer-to-Peer Printing):

  1. Make a temporary folder or directory on your HDD [hard disk drive] as the location to save the downloaded self-extracting file, e.g. C:\brodnt
  2. Download the file to the temporary folder or directory.
  3. Once the download is complete, open the folder or directory and double click on the downloaded file to extract it.
  4. For Windows Vista Users:
    Click on "Start" => "Control Panel" => "Hardware and Sound" => "Printers" => "Add a printer".

    For Windows Server 2008 Users:
    Click on "Start" => "Control Panel" => "Hardware and Sound" => "Printers" => "File" => "Run as administrator" => "Add Printer".
     
  5. Click "Add a network, wireless or Bluetooth printer".
  6. Click "The printer that I want isn't listed".
  7. Select "Add a printer using a TCP/IP  hostname or IP address" and click "Next".
  8. Enter the IP address of your printer and be sure to check off the "Query the printer and automatically select the driver to use" option.
  9. Click "Next".
  10. Click on [Have Disk].
  11. Click on [Browse] and click on the drop down menu in the DRIVES field to select the folder required. [This was created by extracting the file in step 3].
  12. Click on "Open".
  13. Click on "OK".
  14. Select the model name and click on "Next".
    Note:
    If the model name in the list for your product includes USB in the name of the driver it is still possible to use this driver for network connection.
  15. Give the printer a name and select default printer and click on "Next".
  16. The Test Print dialog appears. Click on "Finish".

For Local Printer (For Windows Vista Users):

  1. Make a temporary folder or directory on your HDD [hard disk drive] as the location to save the downloaded self-extracting file, e.g. C:\brodnt
  2. Download the file to the temporary folder or directory.
  3. Once the download is complete, open the folder or directory and double click on the downloaded file to extract it.
  4. Connect the USB cable.
  5. Click on "Start" => "Control Panel" => "Hardware and Sound" => "Printers" => "Add a printer".
  6. Click "Add a local printer".
  7. Select USB port and click on "Next".
  8. Click on [Have Disk].
  9. Click on [Browse] and click on the drop down menu in the DRIVES field to select the folder created in Step 3.
  10. Click on "Open".
  11. Click on "OK".
  12. Select the model name and click on "Next".
  13. Name the printer and select a default printer and click on "Next".
  14. The Test print dialog appears. Click on "Finish".

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