Description of Problem 100000006222
How can I share the label printer with multiple computers on a Windows network?Description of Solution 200000007534
In a network-shared
environment, each computer (Client PC) sends data via a centrally controlled
computer (Server Computer) as below:
This type of
computer is often called a "Server" or a "Print Server".
instructions below to share your Brother machine.
printer sharing to operate correctly, please be sure that:
- The network is
properly set up.
- The user access
permissions for each computer are set appropriately.
Note: Brother does not provide support for problems that may result from
misconfigured network or user settings. For details on the appropriate settings,
consult your network administrator or refer to the Windows manual for help.
- After installing
the printer driver.
latest printer driver is available in the Downloads section of this
- Click [Start] -
[Devices and Printers]
Windows 8, move the mouse cursor to the upper-right corner of the screen
=> Settings => Control Panel => Devices and
- Right-click on
the printer name icon and select [Printer Properties].
- Open the
- Select [Share
this printer], (If you see [Change Sharing Options] button, click on it.),
Enter a printer name in [Share name], and click [OK].
client computer and the server computer use different Operating System (32-bit
and 64-bit), install the printer driver which is compatible with the client
Operating System to the server computer. Click [Additional Drivers...] in the
[Sharing] tab and add the driver.
To add the shared
printer to the client computer, log on as an administrator and follow the
- Click [Start] –
[Control Panel] – [Network and Internet].
For Windows 8, move the mouse cursor to the upper-right corner of
the screen => Settings => Control Panel => Network and
- Click [Network
and Sharing center].
- Click [Change
advanced sharing settings].
- Select [Turn on
network discovery] and [Turn on file and printer sharing], click [Save
- Start the
installation and follow the on-screen instructions.
- When the
following screen appears, select [Network Shared Printer], and then click
that LAN cable and the machine are connected.
- Select your
printer's queue, and then click [OK].
your administrator if you do not know the location or the printer name in the
- Continue the
installation by following the on-screen instructions.