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How can I scan files to pdf using Brother MFC-8640D

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You will need to open the control center program which is installed when you install the printer on your computer.

Start, all programs, Brother, control center. Click on configuration then scan then file (or which ever you normally scan to). There are two tabs at the top, change the file type at top of each tab to pdf and press ok.

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