If the printer icon is gray and status is Offline , check the network connection. Click on Add Port I am using a cable This thread is locked. USB port on your computer the aforementioned slot. Go to the Manuals section. If you need further assistance, please contact Brother customer service:

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I’m using Windows Vista or Windows 7 and trying to use a Brother machine connected to the network, but the machine stays offline and I cannot print. If beother Configure Port Im adding the mfc usb as a new printer i wanted to know which port should i use as this is a shared printer.

However, you might get the driver updates through Windows Updates as per the following Brother Support website link: Go to the Contact Us section. I have an old brother mfc C printer.

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Joe Berg Created on September 16, Choose another port name. Open the printer driver properties and click on the Ports tab following the first listed instructions from Step1 to 6. Please note this form is used for feedback only. If you need further assistance, please contact Brother customer service: Try a different USB port on your computer.


Click on Add Port How does the information on this page help you? USB Port is located inside next left of the cartridges. If your Brother machine was purchased Network Ready, then the IP address can be brothher via the control panel of the Brother machine or by printing a Report Page which is called User Settings list or Network Configuration Network Config list or report.

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Change the Protocol to Raw and click OK to close the driver properties. You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that the contact is a Microsoft Agent or Microsoft Employee and that the phone number is an official Microsoft global customer service number.

You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. The reason for this is that the usb port on the printer is already in use connected to a PC and there is no parallel port on either the PC or the laptop.


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Did this solve your problem? Ask a Question Usually answered in minutes! Try a different USB -device memory-stick? You have to open the printer up to see the USB port.

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The unit’s USB port is about. USB port on your computer vistaa aforementioned slot. This thread is locked. I have the same question 4.

Update a driver for hardware that isn’t working properly. Please assign your manual to a product: To help us improve our support, please broother your feedback below.

That is open the lid to expose the ink cartridges and you will see the port to plug your USB Open the Scanner Cover by lifting it up on the right front corner of the machine.

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