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.
If you have the supplied CD-ROM, verify the CD-ROM lists the operating system
installed on your computer.
If the operating system installed on your computer is listed on the CD-ROM, go
to STEP 6.
If you do not have the supplied CD-ROM or the operating system installed on your
computer is not listed on the CD-ROM, you will need to download the software
from the Brother web site. Continue to STEP
instructions on how to navigate the Brother website to download the software,
the temporary folder you save the downloaded file to and double click on the
Choose your Country/Language and click OK. Go to STEP 8.
US English speakers should select USA, not ENG.
Put the supplied CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. If the model name screen
appears, choose your machine. If the language screen appears, choose your
If the CD does not automatically run, browse to (My) Computer and then
double click on the Brother icon to run the CD.
The CD-ROM main menu will appear. Click Install Printer Driver for
U.S.A. / Canada / Latin America.
For Windows Vista and 7, when the User Account Control screen appears,
click Allow or Yes.
After reading and accepting the License Agreement, click Yes if you agree
to the terms.
9. Choose the
connection type and click Next.
Choose Brother Peer-to-Peer Network Printer and click
If a firewall is detected, choose Change the Firewall port settings to enable
network connection and continue with the installation (Recommended).
Click Next to continue.
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
Printer Driver must be selected. You may select PS Printer Driver to
install the postscript printer driver and Status Monitor to install the
status monitor. Click
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.
Choose the Brother machine and click Next.
the User's Guides screen is displayed, you can click View Manuals on the Web to
view the user's guides. Click Next.
the On-Line Registration screen is displayed, you can click Brother Registration
and follow the on-screen instructions. Once you have completed the
registration or if you have already registered your Brother machine, click
the "Setup Complete" window appears, make the following selections, and then
You may select Enable Status Monitor on Startup, which is a software tool
for monitoring device status and error notification from your PC.
We recommend selecting Enable the Network Connection Repair Tool,
which is a software application that will check for network problems and
automatically attempt to correct them.
You may select to Set as Default Printer.
18. 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.