Installing and Updating Brother® MFC Printer Drivers
What are the methods to install and update drivers in Brother MFC Pinters?
The Brother MFC Printer is the new powerful 5-in-1 monochrome printer which provides multiple functions- laser printing, copying, faxing, monochrome PC faxing and color scanning. With the new built-in connectivity features and unique Duplex Automatic Document Feeder, the Brother MFC Printer is the first printer from Brother to perform tasks like double-sided faxing, copying and scanning. If the system is not installed with a proper printer driver, you will have to download the drivers from the companies website. You can then double-click these downloaded files to install the drivers in your system. After installing the driver, it is always good to update it to make it compatible with new features.
Here are some tips to select, install and update the printer driver for your for Brother MFC Printer:
- Selecting a Drive
Selecting a Drive
The best way to get the new printer driver for your system is to buy a new printer. Usually printers come with their drivers on a CD-ROM. You need to ensure that you are searching the driver from an authorized site. It is always possible that you are opening an infected site for this purpose. It is important to roll back the new printer driver to check if its performance is worse than the original drivers used in your system at present. It is good to use the manufacturer's technical support for selecting the best driver for your system.
If the printer is no longer recognized by the system, then it is the time to install a new driver in your system to assist the printer. You need not install the driver manually if the printer is connected via a USB port with the "Plug and Play" software enabled as it could start installing automatically without downloading drivers.
If you are using the manufacturer website for updating the printer driver, you can test the driver for compatibility. You should be very careful while updating the driver as these could make damages to the equipments. So, it is always good to use the Microsoft’s “Windows Update” service to search and update the apt driver.
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