Description of Problem 100000006222
How can I share the Ptouch/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
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. (The
latest printer driver is available in the Downloads section of this
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
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
To add the shared
printer to the client computer, log on as an administrator and follow the
Start, Control Panel, Network and
For Windows 8, move the mouse cursor to the upper-right corner of
the screen => Settings => Control Panel => Network and
Network and Sharing center.
Change advanced sharing settings.
Turn on network discovery and Turn on file and
printer sharing, click Save changes.
step below is only applied for Label PTouch network models.
that LAN cable and the machine are connected.
- Start the
installation and follow the on-screen instructions.
- When the
following screen appears, select Network Shared Printer, and
then click Next.
- 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.