connect your Brother machine to your computer using a Wired Network interface
follow the steps listed below:
1. On the
machine, remove the protective cap from the LAN connector marked with a LAN
the network interface (Ethernet) cable to the LAN connector on the machine and
then connect the other end to a free port on your Access Point or
3. Make sure your
machine's power switch is on. For applicable models, ensure there is no
USB flash drive inserted in the machine.
4. Ensure that you
are logged on to your computer with Administrator rights. Close any
applications running before installing the MFL-Pro Suite.
5. 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.
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.
Wired Network Connection (Ethernet), and click
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:
network scanning, add UDP port 54925.
network pc-fax receiving, add UDP port 54926.
still have trouble with your network connection, add UDP port 137.
If you are asked to "Choose the Brother machine you want to install", Make a
selection. You may leave the box checked for "Set by Nodename" and click
- If a window appears
stating: No devices could be found over the network, then the computer cannot
communicate with the machine. This could occur because of a firewall,
security program, or the computer and/or Brother machine is not properly
connected to the network. Troubleshoot to correct any of these
- If asked to
"Search for the device again", click NO and choose Specify Your
Machine by Address (Advanced Users). Enter the IP address
information appropriate to your network, and then click NEXT. If
you are not certain what information to enter you should contact your network
installation will continue 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.