Up wirelessly with my home network.My printer is showing as offline on my computer, how can i get it back online. I have it set
The BRAdmin Professional utility for Windows® is designed to manage your Brother network connected devices such as network-ready Multifunction devices and /or network-ready printers in a Local Area Network (LAN) environment. For more information on BRAdmin Professional, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com.
Installing the BRAdmin Professional configuration utility
1 Put the supplied CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. The opening screen will appear automatically. Follow the on-screen instructions.
2 Click Install Other Drivers or Utilities on the menu screen.
3 Click BRAdmin Professional and follow the on-screen instructions.
Setting your IP address, Subnet Mask and Gateway using BRAdmin Professional
2 Click Devices, then Search Active Devices. BRAdmin searches for new devices automatically.
3 Double-click the new device.
4 Enter the IP Address, Subnet Mask and Gateway, and then click OK.
5 The address information will be saved to the machine.
You can use the BRAdmin Professional utility to set a password. (See the Network User’s Guide on the CD-ROM.)
Start BRAdmin Professional, and choose TCP/IP.
For Network Users
BRAdmin Light configuration utility (For Mac OS® X users)
The Brother BRAdmin Light software is a JavaTM application that is designed for the Apple Mac OS® X environment. It supports some of the features of the Windows BRAdmin Professional software. For example, using the BRAdmin Light software, you can change some network settings on Brother’s network ready printers and multifunction devices. The BRAdmin Light software will be installed automatically when you install the MFL-Pro Suite. Please refer to installing the driver and software in this Quick Setup Guide if you have not yet installed the MFL-Pro Suite. For more information on BRAdmin Light, visit us at http://solutions.brother.com.
Setting your IP address, Subnet Mask and Gateway using BRAdmin Light
If you have a DHCP/BOOTP/RARP server in your network, you don’t have to do the following operation. The print server will automatically obtain its own IP address. Make sure that version 1.4.1_07 or later of JavaTM client software is installed on your computer.
1 Double-click the Macintosh HD icon on your desktop.
2 Choose Library, Printers, Brother and then Utilities.
3 Double-click the BRAdmin Light.jar file. Run the BRAdmin Light software. BRAdmin Light searches for new devices automatically.
4 Double-click the new device.
5 Enter the IP Address, Subnet Mask and Gateway, and then click OK.
6 The address information will be saved to the machine.
For Network Users
How to set the machine’s network settings to wireless
Restoring the network settings to factory default
LAN or wired LAN
To connect your Brother machine to a wireless or wired network you must configure the machine from the machine’s control panel for the network type you are using.
For wireless LAN On your machine, press Menu. Press a or b to choose LAN and press OK. Press a or b to choose Network I/F and press OK. Press a or b to choose WLAN and press OK. The wired network interface will become inactive with this setting. Press Stop/Exit.
It will take about a minute for the LAN menu on the LCD to become available again.
For wired LAN On your machine, press Menu. Press a or b to choose LAN and press OK. Press a or b to choose Network I/F and press OK. Press a or b to choose Wired LAN and press OK. The wireless network interface will become inactive with this setting. Press Stop/Exit.
To restore all network settings of the internal Print/Scan server to factory default, please follow the steps below.
1 Make sure the machine is not operating, then disconnect all the cables from the machine (except power cable).
2 Press Menu. 3 Press a or b to choose LAN.
Press OK. 4 Press a or b to choose Factory Reset.
Press OK. 5 Press 1 to select Yes. 6 Press 1 to select Reboot.
7 The machine will restart, re-connect cables once this is complete.
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