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Does the briothers mfc 8840d scan directly to a pdf

Does the brothers mfc 8840d scan directly to a pdf format

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Well if you got a software disk from brother when you bought the printer if that has a scaning program o it install the disc on your computer and open it, put the paper on the scanner and view the advanced settings on the scan program if it has any otherwise search the settings and find the extension or format that it saves in and change it to what you prefer

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Scan to pdf


Hi there, have you downloaded the latest scanner software from Brother and then do the scan from within the software interface. When you press the scan button, do you get the option to scan to and then the format that you want the document scanned. Here is a link to the scanner software from Brother. Downloads MFC 8860DN Others Brother

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Machine Error 78 indicates a mechanical malfunction of the Brother MFC-8840D. 78 represents the error number. You have to contact Brother Customer Service 1-877-BROTHER.

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When I try to use my brother MFC-465CN as a scanner, it does not allow me to scan into a file. It always scans in a PDF file, even it I select scan to file.


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You can configure the "File Type" properties while saving as you will see the explanation in this link.

File Type:
This is where you can change the format that the file will be saved in. If you choose PDF(*.pdf) to scan and save the data in pdf format it will be saved as pdf file.

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Just got a new computer w/windows 7 and now my brother mfc-8840D won't scan to pdf now? Any ideas on a solution to fix?


How to get a MFC-8840/D/DN to scan to Windows 7 over the network or by USB:

First - Download the Windows Vista Full Driver & Software Package from Brother: Brother MFC-8840DN driver download page

Install the drivers using a custom install - pick only the Network scanning drivers, unless you want the other junk - no promises on how well the other stuff works.
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Alternatively, if connecting the MFC-8840DN to Windows 7 by USB, download the Printer and Scanner Driver for Local Connection. It is a separate download. Install only the Scanner driver.
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Once the Vista scanner driver is installed, you can test by running the built-in Windows 7 Scanner Wizard. Here are instructions on how to test.

As far as conversion to PDF, that will depend on the software. I am not sure if the Control Center or Paperport softwares work on Windows 7. I have not tried those. I have found that freeware STP will works fine.
Here is a link to the STP homepage.
Here is a link to how to use STP with the Brother MFC-8840DN

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Looking at my manual , it tells me you have a software user guide on the cd-rom ....this is where you will find the answer.

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Open the front cover
press clear/back button
press 1 and when the lcd shows accepted, close the front cover.

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Apr 27, 2009 | Brother MFC 8840D All-In-One Laser Printer

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sounds like you have a CCD problem or possibly a board. CCD stands for charge coupling device and its what interprets your scan original to convert it to digital form. these machines carry a 3 yr warranty. hopefully, its covered still.

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My brother mfc - 8840D will not scan, please help


if it can copy copy correctly then its not the scanner. most likely you do not have the scanner software installed.

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