Fix Brother printer not working in Windows 10 issue

by Printer Technical Service

Posted on July 4, 2017 at 4:30 PM

When you upgrade your computer system to windows 10 from windows 7, 8 or 8.1, if your brother printer does not print properly, it implies that brother printer driver is damaged or it is incompatible with windows 10. One solution can be reinstalling and updating the printer driver.

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Windows 10 has the tendency of removing some incompatible apps and software. It can happen to some printer drivers. Some printer makers such as Canon, Brother, Dell, Epson have updated the Windows 10 drivers for most of their printers. Printer makers such as Panasonic have not updated the drivers, they will make available soon.

We are writing some tips for you on how to update the brother printer drivers.

Update your brother printer driver manually

You can visit brother printer website to check whether your printer model supports Windows. If yes, you can easily download the windows 10 driver for your brother printer. If not, then you can download the latest version which brother has released like Windows 8 version or Windows 7 version. Latest printer drivers may be compatible with Windows 10. The driver download can be easily found in support section. When you download the brother printer driver, you can double click on the downloaded file to install the printer driver.

You can update the brother printer driver manually step by step

  1. Go to windows 10 control panel.
  2. go to window 10

  3. Click on device manager.
  4. device manager

  5. Select the printer device for which you want to update the drivers. You can see devices with problems having a yellow mark.
  6. brother printer devices

  7. Right click on the name of the device and select update driver software.
  8. update driver software

  9. A popup window will appear. It has two options. You click on ‘search automatically for updated software’. After this, just follow on screen instructions to install the brother printer drivers. If you have driver files available in the computer, just select browse my computer for driver software.
  10. open window

Use Windows update for latest drivers

We have written the steps below on how to use Windows update in win 10 for updating the printer drivers.

  1. Go to start button and Click on settings.
  2. start button and click

  3. Settings window will appear. Click on update and security.
  4. update and security

  5. In update and security window, click on windows update in the left portion.
  6. Click check for updates and then wait. Windows will look for the latest updates for your computer.
  7. click check for updats

  8. Click on the link which indicates you that updates are available. If you do not get this link, it simply means that you need not to find any updates for your computer.
  9. Select the driver which you want to install and click OK. After this, click on install updates.

Update your printer automatically

Mostly, it takes a lot of time to find the right driver manually. And sometimes you do not even get the right driver. Windows updates don’t find any updates. Other than this, you can use driver easy for updating drivers automatically. Driver Easy automatically detect the outdated, corrupted, incompatible and missing drivers in the computer. Driver Easy is compatible with windows 10. So, after upgrading to windows 10, use driver easy for installing the right driver for your computer system.

How to use Driver Easy to update brother printer driver?

1. Launch driver easy on your computer. Click on scan now button. It will automatically scan your computer. It will also identify if the printer driver is outdated, missing or broken.

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2. If you are having problem with the brother printer driver, driver easy will automatically find it and install the newer driver. You can use Update all button for updating all the drivers. Or you can directly click on update button for updating the drivers.

brother printer drivers

If you are still not able to resolve your technical issue, you can talk to online brother techies which will guide you properly for fixing technical issues in Brother Printer. You can connect to us though our brother printer technical support number. Here, online techies talk to you on the phone call and provide you the correct solution in couple of minutes. Our techies are time conscious, they provide you best possible solution in least amount of time.

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