Description of Problem 100000021324
How can I uninstall the printer driver in Macintosh
OS X?Description of Solution 200000027016
several Brother machines are installed to your Macintosh and you want to
uninstall only one of the drivers, it is required that you uninstall all of them
at once and then re-install the drivers for machines you need. (You cannot
uninstall the driver of a specific machine separately.)
1. For local users:
disconnect the USB cable between the Macintosh and your Brother
2. Log on as an
3. Open Print &
Scan. Refer to the following solution for instructions if needed - "How
do I open Print & Scan in Macintosh OS X?"
4. Choose the
machine and click the Minus (-) button which is located below the
Printers section. If prompted, click Delete
5. Repeat STEP 4 for all installed Brother machines.
6. Drag the
Brother folder (MacintoshHD => Library => Printers =>
Brother) into the Trash bin.
MacintoshHD -> Library -> Printers -> PPDs ->
Contents to open the Resources folder, and drag
all Brother xxx-xxxx CUPS.gz files and Brother xxx-xxxx.gz
files into the Trash bin.
8. Empty the trash
9. Restart the
Macintosh by clicking the Apple Menu and