Description of Problem 100000030168
How do I install my Brother machine using Windows Update drivers in Windows
8?Description of Solution 200000038827
the initial installation of Windows 8, not all available printer drivers are
listed. Clicking the Windows Update button will cause the operating system to
query Microsoft's servers and download the remaining available drivers. See
below to learn how to update the printer list using Windows Update.
USB users, connect the interface cable to the Brother device while your PC is
connected to the internet and the operating system will automatically download
and install the drivers for your device.
1. Open the Control
your mouse to the lower left corner of the Desktop or Start screen.
the screen and then left-click Control Panel.
Click ADD A PRINTER
Select your Brother printer from the list and click NEXT
When the Install Printer Driver screen appears, click Windows Update.
This will take a few minutes to contact the Microsoft server and download the
Once the drivers list has been updated, please select your Brother printer from
the list and click NEXT.
NOTE: If you are installing a network machine,
but you only find a driver labeled: Brother XXX-XXXX USB Printer, please select
this driver. The driver's name will
not affect the printing capability.
Follow the remaining prompts to complete the installation.
Click NEXT to accept the default name of the printer.
You will be asked if you want to print a test page and set the printer as the
default printer. Select YES or NO. Click FINISH.
you don't have internet connection at home and have a laptop with Wi-Fi
capability, you can visit a free Wi-Fi hotspot and perform the Windows 8 update
and download the driver.