Step 1: Initial system scan
Right after you install Driver Robot, it spends about 2 minutes scanning and identifying your computer's hardware. It also looks at the age and accuracy of the drivers you currently have installed.
Driver Robot uses this data to compare your system to its massive driver database in order to make recommendBrotherons.
Step 2: Brother Drivers scan results
After Driver Robot is finished scanning your system for missing or out-of-date drivers, it reports its findings to you.
It's here that Driver Robot makes recommendBrotherons regarding updates to your computer's drivers. Driver Robot always recommends the latest official Brother Drivers.
Step 3: Brother Drivers download and installBrotheron
Driver Robot now downloads and installs the latest device drivers for your Brother Drivers, directly from the manufacturer. The installBrotheron process is fast and easy.
With Driver Robot, you can always be guaranteed to receive the latest official Brother Drivers.
If you have purchased a Brother fax machine, printer, or multifunction machine, you will have received drivers with your product. These are the built in drivers or instruction manuals for the computer’s operating system to interface with the Brother machine.
However, you may like to consider downloading an original Brother driver for your device from the internet, because the built in drivers may not have provide instructions for the full range of functions available. To get the most out of your Brother hardware product, ensure the latest full driver is installed on your operating system.
If your operating system is Windows Vista, the driver, which comes with your Brother machine, will automatically install when you connect a USB cable to the computer and the Brother product. However, this built in driver will not support network scanning. This is why it is a wise idea to download the original, and complete, driver program from the internet.
Brother has free driver downloads for the following products:
• Fax machines;
• Color Multifunction Machines;
• Monochrome (black ink only) Multifunction Machines;
• Monochrome Laser Printers;
• Color Laser Printers;
• Monochrome Inkjet Printers;
• Digital Copier/ Printers;
• Network Firmware; and
• Network Software.
You can select the Brother product from a list and download the appropriate driver product for your computer operating system. The Brother driver downloads come with clear, easy to follow instructions on how to uninstall any previous or built in drivers and how to install the full, original driver products for each operating system.
There is information on Windows Vista, Mac and Windows XP operating systems and how these operating systems interface directly with Brother products, using the specific Brother driver downloads. Linux drivers are also available for some products.
If you want your Brother machine to operate at peak efficiency with your computer system, you need to download the correct driver to provide the instructions for your computer to connect with the Brother product. Make the most of your Brother fax or printer machine with the driver that gives full instructions to your computer and enables all the advanced features and functions available.