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:
do I join the Brother machine to an Infrastructure Wireless
do I join the Brother machine to an Adhoc Wireless Network?"
do I join the Brother machine to an Infrastructure Wireless Network using
do I join the Brother machine to an Infrastructure Wireless Network using WPS
Wi-Fi Protected Setup?"
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 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 MFL-PRO Suite icon to run the CD.
The CD-ROM main menu will appear. Click Initial
installation CD-ROM includes ScanSoft PaperPort 12SE. This software
supports Windows XP (SP3 or greater), XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows Vista
(SP2 or greater), and Windows 7. Update to the latest Windows Service Pack
before installing MFL-Pro Suite.
Windows 2000 (SP4 or greater) users, when the ScanSoft PaperPort 11SE download
screen appears during the installation of MFL-Pro Suite, follow the on-screen
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 Suite.
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.
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, add UDP port 54926.
- If you still have
trouble with your network connection, add UDP port 137.
If the wireless settings fail and the machine is not found on the network, the
Wireless Device Setup Wizard will appear during the installation of the MFL-Pro
suite. Choose one of the following methods to resolve this issue based on your
- If you are
certain that your machine is already successfully connected to your network
with a valid IP address AND your computer is successfully connected to
your network with a valid IP address and can ping the Brother machine, then
here for instructions
on how to perform a custom install.
- If your machine
is not already successfully connected to the network with a valid IP address,
or you are not sure if it is, then complete one of the solutions in
STEP 1 to connect your
machine to the wireless network.
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
When the User's Guides screen is displayed, if you want to download the manuals
click View Manuals on the Web and follow the on-screen
instructions. You can also view the manuals on the documentation CD.
you are finished click NEXT to continue the installation.
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.
When the "Setup Complete" window appears, make any of the following selections,
and then click NEXT:
- You may select
Enable Status Monitor on Startup, which is a software tool for
monitoring device status and error notification from your PC.
- You may select
Enable the Network Connection Repair Tool, which is a software
application that will check for network problems and automatically attempt to
- You may select to
Set as Default Printer.
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.