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How to Update Brother Printer Driver When It is Unavailable?

by Michael William Provide Technical Support

It is vital to update the brother printer driver to ensure your printer runs smoothly. Moreover, the driver updates add new functionalities to your device. 


The software updates are rolled out by manufacturers to fix intermittent errors. However, people do encounter some problems while getting brother printer driver updates.


One such issue is Unavailability of Brother Printer Driver on your system. In other words, your system does not recognize the installed printer driver.


The prime reason for this could be corrupted/outdated installed driver. The moment you are trying to update your Brother Printer Driver but get "Unavailable" Error Message.  


This article will address the same concern. Read carefully to understand and fix the error.


To fix the problem, you first need to install the printer driver on your system. Once your system will recognize; only then you can go for updating printer drivers.


The first thing you should do is to uninstall the corrupted driver from your system. Here is a list of steps you need to follow:


  • Turn on your computer and open Run command box( Windows + R key)

  • Open the Control Panel by typing 'Control' in that box.

  • Click on "Devices and Printers."

  • Right-click on your printer and select the "Remove Device" option.

  • Again open the Run command box and type "devmgmt.msc" 

  • Right-click on the printer name to uninstall it.

  • Once again open the Run command box.

  • Type "appwiz.cpl" and press "Enter" key.

  • Uninstall the application by right-clicking on it.

  • Disconnect your printer from your computer and turn it off.

  • Restart your printer use the printer driver CD to install the driver again.

  • Go to the Control Panel

  • Work with "Set as a default Printer" option to make your brother printer default.

Now, give any new printing command to check if this worked for you.

If the Driver Installation Cd doesn't work for you; you can go to Brother official website to download your printer driver. 

Downloading printer driver from manufacturer website itself gets you the updated one. So it is better to use the brother printer official website to get printer drivers. 


If your system is still not recognizing the installed drivers, then there might be some other hardware issues. Contact our technicians to get appropriate advice on this problem. 


You can fetch the Canon Printer Customer Service at the toll-free numbers: USA/Canada: +1 888-480-0288 & UK: +44 800-041-8324



About Michael William Junior   Provide Technical Support

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Created on Jul 9th 2019 06:18. Viewed 91 times.

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