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Scan to computer

I cannot get it to scan to computer, it will print, copy, but not scan to computer.

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Had exactly the same problem after I change my router address. Seems windows is not as clever as you'd think! Goto which is the Brother USA site and they will step you through the fix. Basicaaly you have to go into control panel, select scanner properties and re-browse the scanner connection. Once it has found it again, you chould be back in business. Good luck Tony

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