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MFC-5840CN printer working well with older Dell desktop and Windows XP 2000. Bought new Dell Inspiron 531 with Windows Vista and could not install the Brother printer. Robert Bender, rbender23@gmail.com

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Rob,

as far as i remeber brother doesnt compute any drivers for vista.

see homepage:
http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/BSC/public/us/us/en/model_top/colormfc/mfc5840cn_all.html?reg=us&c=us&lang=en&prod=mfc5840cn_all

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