Description of Problem 100000022548
How do I install the Brother MFL-Pro suite from the CD in Windows 2000, XP,
Vista, or 7 using the Wireless Network
interface?Description of Solution 200000028700
Before installing the Software, the machine must be powered on and connected to
the wireless network. For instructions on how to connect to the wireless
network, refer to one of the following solutions:
Ensure that you are logged on to your computer with Administrator rights.
If you are using a personal firewall (other than Windows Firewall),
anti-spyware, or antivirus applications, temporarily disable them.
Put the supplied CD-ROM for your Operating System into your CD-ROM drive. If the
model name screen appears, choose your machine. If the language screen appears,
choose your language.
If the CD does not automatically run, browse to (My) Computer and then
double click on the Brother MFL-PRO Suite icon to run the CD.
The CD-ROM main menu will appear. Click Initial
Click Install MFL-Pro Suite.
After reading and accepting the ScanSoft PaperPort SE License Agreement, click
YES if you agree to the terms. The installation of PaperPort
SE will automatically start and is followed by the installation of MFL-Pro
When the Brother MFL-Pro Suite Software License Agreement window appears, click
YES if you agree to the Software License Agreement.
Choose Wireless Network Connection and click NEXT.
Place a check in Wireless Settings Checked and Confirmed, and click
For Windows XP SP2 or greater, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 Windows Firewall
Users: If a firewall is detected, choose Change The Firewall Port
Settings To Enable Network Connection And Continue With The Installation
(Recommended). You may have to click NEXT to
you are using a firewall other than Windows Firewall or Windows Firewall is off,
you may receive a message warning you that the firewall could block network
communication. See the instructions provided with your firewall software
for information on how to add the following network ports:
- For network
scanning, add UDP port 54925.
- For network
pc-fax receiving on supported models, add UDP port 54926.
- If you still have
trouble with your network connection, add UDP port 137.
If the Brother machine is the only network-printing device found on the
network the installation of the Brother drivers will automatically start.
If there is more than one network-printing device found you will be asked to
select your model machine from the list and then click NEXT.
If the Brother machine is not yet configured for use on your network, a window
will appear stating: Find unconfigured Device. Click OK. The
Configure IP Address window will appear. Choose SPECIFY YOUR MACHINE BY
ADDRESS (ADVANCED USERS), and enter the IP address information appropriate
to your network, then click NEXT. If you are not certain what
information to enter you should contact your network administrator.
The installation screens will appear one after another. Please wait. It
will take a few moments for all the screens to appear. Do not try to
cancel any of the screens during this installation.
asked: Would you like to install this device software? Click
the On-Line Registration screen is displayed, make your selection and follow the
on-screen instructions. Once you have completed the registration click
NEXT to continue the installation.
Yes, I Want To Restart My Computer Now and click
FINISH. The computer will restart.
After restarting the computer you must be logged on with Administrator
the computer restarts, you will be prompted to select an option for firmware
update notification. Make your selection and click OK.
Internet access is required for any firmware upgrades.