do I scan a document with my Scanner in a Windows Operating System?
scanner driver must be installed before you can scan. If you have not
installed the driver please visit http://www.brother-usa.com/support/ to download
the latest version.
you need assistance on navigating the Brother website to download software,
Drivers and Utilities, please CLICK
HERE to view instructions.
If this is your initial setup with the scanner you may need to calibrate the
scanner before first use. Please see - How
do I calibrate my scanner in Windows.
the driver has been installed please follow the instructions below to scan a
Before scanning make sure the Scanner is connected to the PC via the micro USB
by clicking on the DSmobileCapture Icon on your desktop.
you do not have a shortcut icon on your desktop
can click on the Start Button .
on the Program Group Brother DS-XXXX Scanner Where XXXX is the model of you
you launch the application, the following screen appears.
you have more than one scanner installed, please choose the appropriate scanner
you are currently using.
DSmobileCapture program will launch, and the following toolbar will appear at
the top of the application.
It is recommended that you familiarize yourself with the configuration options
available to you from this menu. The options are detailed in the product
For a quick overview of the scan options, please click HERE.
you are satisfied with the configuration options settings, you may initiate the
scan from the application or from the Brother scanner.
you use the Brother scanner, insert a document into the feeder
document will advance slightly
the green diamond on the right side of the scanner
scan will begin
default scan location is C:\Brother\Scans This may be changed via the Button
Manager Application if Installed during setup.
The Button Manager application is available to increase the scanning options
available. Please see the document - What
is Button Manager -
you use the DSmobileCapture application to scan, click the SCAN icon
within the DSmobileCapture software as shown above. The scan will
progress window will appear showing the scan status.
the scan is complete you will see the window above.
are being prompted to insert more pages within the time displayed.
you do not have any more pages, click Cancel.
will now see your scanned document appear in the left hand bar.
on it will move it to the main window.
scanned image will be automatically saved in the file format and to the location
you specify in the main toolbar.