sure that the computer is on the same network as the Brother machine otherwise
the installation will not be successful. Contact your computer
manufacturer or network admin for information about your computer's network
You may perform a
Custom Install to resolve this issue.
1. Print a
network configuration sheet to obtain the machine's wireless settings.
the UP OR DOWN ARROW to select Print Reports and then press
the UP OR DOWN ARROW to select Network Config and then press
d. Press Black
Start or Color Start. The network configuration list will now
Brother machine must already be successfully joined to the network with a
valid IP address. An
invalid IP address would be all zeroes, an APIPA address (169.254.x.x) on an
Infrastructure network, or an address within an incorrect range for your
your machine is not successfully connected to the network then this
solution does not apply. Join the machine to the wireless network and then
attempt to reinstall the software.
there are no active Firewalls, Anti-virus software, or security applications
that may block the installation.
3. If the
current installation is stalled at the Wireless Device Setup window, end the
4. Make sure the CD
is in the drive and browse to (My) Computer and then double click on the
Brother disc or MFL-PRO Suite icon to run the CD again. If you are using
the downloaded software, restart the installation from the downloaded
5. For CD users,
the CD-ROM main menu will appear. If prompted, select your machine and
6. Click Install
the Brother License Agreement window appears, click YES if you agree to
the Software License Agreement.
Choose Wireless Network Connection, place a check in Custom Install
and click NEXT.
Change the Firewall port settings to enable network connection with the
installation. (Recommended) Click Next.
you are using a firewall other than the Windows Firewall or the Windows Firewall
is off, then click OK when you receive the firewall warning
will need to open the following ports:
network scanning, add UDP port 54925.
still have trouble with your network connection, add UDP port 137 and
When prompted to Select Features, choose the features that you would like
to install and click NEXT. The available options will vary
depending on the model of your machine.
Make a selection for Register your PC with the "Scan To" functions at the
machine then click NEXT.
You may select a Scan To name and select to Enable PIN Number
Protection, then click NEXT.
You may choose one of the following methods to specify your Brother
you machine by address (Advanced Users) –
Enter the IP address of the Brother machine in the space provided and click
you machine by name (Advanced Users) -
Enter the Node Name of the Brother machine in the space provided and click
installation of the Brother drivers will automatically continue. The
installation screens appear one after the other. Do not cancel any of the
screens during the installation. It may take a few moments for all screens
Windows Security screen appears, click the check box and click Install to
complete the installation correctly.
15. If you receive
the Environmental Advice for Imaging Equipment screen, read the message
and then click Next to continue the installation.
16. When the
On-Line Registration screen is displayed, make your selection and follow the
instructions. Then click Next to continue the installation.
17. If you do
not want to set your machine as the default printer, uncheck Set as Default
Printer and then click Next.
the second Setup Complete window appears, you may enable (check) or
disable (uncheck) any of the following settings as desired and then click
NEXT to continue the installation:
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Select Yes, I want to restart my computer now. Click
Finish. After restarting the computer, you must log on with
20. When the
computer restarts, the following screens will appear:
Software Update Setting screen appears, choose the software update
setting you wan and click OK.
If the Brother
Product Research & Support Program starts up, follow the on-screen
instructions if you would like to participate.
You may receive an
option with a link to the Brother Help site where you can find answers to
frequently asked questions.
access is required for the software update and the Brother Product Research
& Support Program.