connect your Brother machine to your computer using a USB interface follow the
steps listed below:
that you are logged on to your computer with Administrator rights.
2. Close any
applications running before installing the MFL-Pro Suite.
3. Ensure the
machine is powered off and the interface cable is disconnected before attempting
to install. For applicable models, ensure there is no USB flash drive
inserted in the machine.
4. Insert the
software CD that is compatible with 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, double click on My Computer on your
desktop, or click Start => Computer. Then double click on the
Brother MFL-Pro Suite icon to run the CD.
The CD-ROM main menu will appear. Click Initial installation.
installation CD-ROM includes ScanSoft PaperPort 12SE. This software
supports Windows XP (SP3) or greater. 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 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 Local Connection (USB) and click NEXT.
When prompted, plug in the USB cable from the connector on the back of the
machine to an available port on the computer.
machines with network ports, make sure you connect the cable to the USB port,
not the LAN port.
Brother recommends you use a type A/B USB cable that is no longer than 6 feet
directly connected from the machine to your computer. Other cable
configurations may work, but connection loss is common.
Turn the Brother machine on.
installation will continue automatically and the 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.
If 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:
may select Enable Status Monitor on Startup, which is a software tool for
monitoring device status and error notification from your PC.
may select Enable the Network Connection Repair Tool, which is a software
application that will check for network problems and automatically attempt to
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.