I: Gather the
wireless network settings of your wireless access point or wireless
1. Gather the
following wireless network settings of your access point or router. Refer
to the access point's user guide for instructions on accessing the network
or Network Name
name of your Wireless Network or Access Point
Security Key (Password)
Key, WEP Key, Passphrase
Some access points and routers have both a primary and guest network.
Guest networks allow access to the network Internet connection, but restricts
direct access to the network. The Brother machine should be setup on the
primary network and not the guest network.
If you do not have
the network settings information or cannot find this information, refer to the
do I find the Wireless Security Information?"
you need to contact your router manufacturer for assistance gathering the
required information, refer to the following link to obtain contact information
for common router manufacturers:
2. If you have
previously configured the wireless settings of the machine, you must reset the
print server back to its factory default settings.
a. Turn off the
b. Make sure that the
front cover is closed and the power cord is plugged in.
c. Hold down GO
as you turn on the power switch. Keep GO pressed down until all the LEDs
light up and then Ready LED turns off.
d. Release GO.
Make sure that all the LEDs turn off.
e. Press GO six
times. Make sure that all the LEDs light up to indicate the print server has
been reset to its factory default settings. The machine will restart.
II: Configure the
Wireless Network Card
1. Insert the Brother
Drivers and Utilities CD into your PC.
the Brother screen does not appear automatically, go to My Computer
(Computer), double-click the CD-ROM icon, and then double-click
2. Select the
3. Select Language:
4. Click Install
Printer Driver (U.S.A./Canada/Latin America).
5. Read the License
Agreement: Click Yes if you agree.
6. Select Wireless
Network Connection. Click Next.
7. Select Brother
Peer-To-Peer Network Printer. Click Next.
8. Read the notice for
Firewall/Antivirus Software users: Click OK.
9. Select No to
configure the wireless network card manually.
10. Confirm you have
the wireless security information. Check the Checked and Confirmed box
and click Next.
Temporarily use an Ethernet (LAN) cable and click Next.
12. Remove the
protective cap from the LAN connector on the Ethernet port on the back of the
13. Connect the Brother
printer to your access point or wireless router using a network cable (not
included) and click Next.
14. Choose the printer
you wish to configure, and click Next. If the list is blank, check if the
access point or wireless router and the printer are powered on, and then click
15. The wizard will
search for wireless networks available from your printer. Choose the access
point or wireless router you wish to associate the printer with, and then click
16. Enter the
Network Key and then enter the key again in Confirm Network Key,
then click, Next.
17. Click Next.
The settings will be sent to your printer.
settings will remain unchanged if you click Cancel.
want to manually enter the IP address settings of your printer, click Change
IP Address and enter the necessary IP address settings for your
18. A WLAN (wireless
network) report will print.
19. Choose the status
as it is shown for the Connection on the WLAN report. Click
If your status is
Connection:OK, go to STEP
If your status is
Connection:Failed, continue to STEP
Finish. Wireless setup failed as it was unable to associate with a
Check the error
code on the printed WLAN report and refer to Troubleshooting on page 28
of the Quick Setup Guide or refer to the solution - "I
am setting up my printer wireless and the connection on the wireless LAN report
is 'Connection:Failed' with one of the following error codes: TS-01, TS-02,
TS-04, TS-05, TS-06, TS-07, TS-08. What do I do?"
Then try starting
21. Disconnect the
network cable between your access point or wireless router and the printer, and
Wireless setup is
Install the Printer
1. Click Next
to install the printer driver.
the following screen appears, please reset the access point or wireless router
by powering it off, then back on. Wait 60 seconds and click OK to
2. If the printer is
listed and has a valid IP address, select the printer from the list and click
If the printer is
not listed, wait 30 seconds and click Refresh.
If the printer is
still not listed, press the GO button on the printer 3 times to print out
printer settings. On the last page, check the Wireless Link Status and the IP
If the Wireless
Link Status is OK, verify the IP address is valid (e.g. 192.168.x.x or
10.10.x.x). If the IP Address is valid, click Cancel to stop the
install and select another method of
installation. Refer to one of the solutions below.
do I configure the wireless printer and install the printer driver with a USB
cable using the CD on a wireless Windows 2000, XP, Vista, or 7
do I configure the wireless printer and install the printer driver without a
cable using the CD in Windows 2000, XP, Vista, or 7?"
Verify the IP
Address listed for the printer is a valid number. If it lists APIPA, click
after pressing Next you receive an error (e.g. ISO32 error) and cannot
continue with the driver installation, click Cancel to stop the
installation and select another method of installation. Refer to one of the
3. Click Next
Registration. Click Next to continue.
5. Click the checkbox
next to Enable the Network Repair Tool and click
6. Select the option
you would prefer for receiving firmware update notices and click
The printer driver
installation is now complete.