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Press menu go down to network or lan press ok or set.
choose wired lan for wired network or Wlan for wireless.
choose tcp/ip, choose ip address

Posted on Mar 27, 2010

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SOURCE: Brother MFC 8860 has ip conflict

Each IP-address on a network (private in your home, or public on the Internet) must be unique; hence "IP conflict" when two devices (computers or printers or iPod Touch) try to "claim" the same IP-address.

If you have configured a "static" IP-address into the printer, change it to an IP-address that is *NOT* used on your network.

Or, find the computer on your network that is using the same IP-address as your printer, and change its IP-address and reboot it.

In order to connect, your computer and your computer *MUST* have *DIFFERENT* IP-addresses.

Posted on Sep 10, 2009

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Had the same issue. Change the router wireless security settings from TKIP to AES algorithms. This did the trick for me.

Posted on Jan 11, 2010

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SOURCE: May I know the IP

Yes we can (said Obama). Your ethernet router should display it in its list of DHCP reservations. Or if you have installed the Brother BRAdmin Professional 3 software, run it and it will show you all the machines with their local IP adress.

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Hello Warren !

What happened is that when you replace the router, the IP Address for your printer changed as well. Your network printer connects to your computer through a number called the "IP address" wich is assigned by your router, since you replace your router, the new router assign a new Ip address for the printer, so you will need to change that IP address on the printer driver on your computer as well.

What you need to do is print a configuration report directly from the printer to figure out what the new IP.
When you have this number ( it will look something like "192.168.0.1")
you need to go to "printer and faxes" under control panel, make a right click on the MFC-465 icon, go to properties, then go to the ports tab a click on "Add Port" select Standard TCP/IP and type in the new ip address.

This should reentablish the communication between your printer and computer.

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First, we will have to make sure the printer is properly connected to the network

  1. Go to your printer.
  2. Press “menu” and scroll down to network, then WLAN
  3. Go to TCP/IP
  4. Go to IP address. Make sure there is an IP address here (not 000.000.000.000). Change the last 3 digits to “050”
  5. Change the boot method to “static”

If your IP address is not a valid one (all zeroes) or is an APIPA address (starting with 169.254.#.#) you will need to run the wireless setup wizard again as the machine is not properly connected wireless

If you had a valid IP address before changing anything, it means that the printer offline is caused by the computer not being able to locate the printer.
This is usually caused by the printers IP address changing.

Changing the boot method to static will make sure the IP address on the printer does not change.
Now we will have to make sure the computer knows where to find the printer.

On your computer, go to your start menuè control panelè printer
Here you should see your brother printer. Right click on the printer and select “properties” (If you are running windows Vista, make sure select “run as administrator” and then properties)
Go to the “ports” tab



Select “add Port…” and then double click on “standard tcp/ip port”.
This will bring you to the add port wizard, click next.

In the field for “Printer name or IP address” enter in the new IP address of your printer and then press next and finally “finished”.
Make sure to apply the changes.

You should now be able to print.

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Each IP-address on a network (private in your home, or public on the Internet) must be unique; hence "IP conflict" when two devices (computers or printers or iPod Touch) try to "claim" the same IP-address.

If you have configured a "static" IP-address into the printer, change it to an IP-address that is *NOT* used on your network.

Or, find the computer on your network that is using the same IP-address as your printer, and change its IP-address and reboot it.

In order to connect, your computer and your computer *MUST* have *DIFFERENT* IP-addresses.

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1. Go to Printers and right click on Brother printer and choose 'Properties'
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3. In second field titled "Printer Name or IP Address" enter the IP address of printer*
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