Question about Brother MultiFunction Center MFC-440CN All-In-One InkJet Printer
My printer had died on me and my good friend has provided me with his printer. He down loaded a print driver for it to print, but now I need to do some scanning of some documents, and the printer doesn't recognize my need for CC3. The system recognizes the printer I'm using, but it wants me to use my old Epson printer via a drop down selection box.
Can you help or direct me.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Posted on Jan 06, 2009
Check whether the physical connection between the printer and your network is still active. If it is connected to port 1 of your router/switch check the lights on the router/switch if #1 is on. Otherwise, try a different port or use another LAN cable.
Check also the port where your computer is connected to. Make sure the lights are ON on the port where the PC is connected to.
If all the lights are good, check Brother BRAdmin Professional Network Management software if it still detects your printer.
Posted on Jun 25, 2009
You are correct in that paperport 9 will not work on Vista and paperport 11 is the alternative. I called about a similar model and the guy at Brother told me that paperport 11 is included on an updated cd from brothermall.com for some models. It was only about $3 so you might want to check for your model. Hope this helps.
Posted on Jul 08, 2009
I had the SAME problem. I have 3 pc laptops and 1 Mac. The Mac could still print, but the pc's were hosed. I called BrotherUSA and this fixed the problem!
Go to your printer and after making sure it's connected to the network with the Ethernet cable, go to Menu > Print Reports > Network Config. This will print a page that shows your printer's IP address. We need to config that address in your Printer, Fax and Scanner settings in Control Panel.
Go to Control Panel > Printers & Faxes. Right click on your printer > Properties > Ports tab. Click Add Port and select Standard TCP/IP Port. Click New Port and click Next on the wizard. Enter the IP address of your printer in the first field (the second one will auto-fill). Click Next and Finish. Printer's done!
Right click on your PC-FAX in Printers & Faxes and Properties. Click on the ports tab and just check the box that you just created for Standard TCP/IP Port. Click OK. Fax is done!
Go back to Control Panel and select Scanners & Cameras. Right click on your printer/scanner > Properties > Network Setting tab. Select the Specify your machine by address radio button and, if it's not already in there, enter the IP address of your printer. Click OK. Scanner's done!
This will work as long as your router is running. You may need to repeat this process after a power outage or if you need to reboot your wireless router. Not too bad, though! I just wish everything was as easy as a Mac!!!
Posted on Aug 27, 2009
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