BROTHER PRINTER DRIVER NOT INSTALLING

“Is the brother printer driver not installing on your computer?” or “Are you facing a problem when installing the Brother printer driver on your computer?”

If yes, you’re on the right page. This Brother printer support page will help you troubleshoot the driver installation problem easily and quickly.

How To Fix Brother Printer Driver Not Installing Issue?

Resolving The Brother Printer Driver Installation Problem

In this troubleshooting section, we have covered all the possible methods to resolve the driver installation problem. However, the process might vary a little bit based on the Brother printer model you’re using.

Can’t Start The Installer File

If you can’t start the printer’s installer file for installation, try these simple and quick solutions to fix it.

  • Initially, check to ensure that you’re trying to run the latest printer driver on your computer.
  • Next, check if you have extracted the downloaded printer driver file correctly. If not, perform the process properly.
  • After doing that, execute the extracted driver file correctly.
  • Now, double-click on the downloaded printer driver file for rectify the issue brother printer driver not installing.
  • Click Yes or Continue.
  • Type your computer’s password in the given field if prompted.
  • Install the Brother printer driver on your computer by following the prompts displayed on the screen.

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Installer Can’t Detect The Brother Printer

If the installer file is failing again and again in detecting your Brother printer, perform these easy-to-do troubleshooting instructions to fix it.

  • Initially, check to ensure that your printer is turned on.
  • Next, check whether your Brother printer is connected to the computer.
  • If not, connect it and then resume the driver installation.
  • For USB: Connect the USB cable directly from the printer to your computer. (Avoid using a USB hub for connectivity).
  • For wired: Use the compatible and recommended Ethernet cable to connect your printer to the router or access point.
  • For wireless: Connect your Brother printer and the Windows or Mac computer to the same wireless network for brother printer driver not installing.
  • If the installer file fails to detect the printer again, delete the driver’s registry and its other related files.
  • You can do this by using the Printer Driver Information Cleanup Tool. (Note: Scroll down this page to know how to use this tool).
  • After doing this, download the latest version of the printer driver and install it on your computer.

Can’t Complete The Printer Driver Installation

Note: The following troubleshooting instructions are suitable only for Windows OS-based computers.

  • Delete the existing printer driver and its registry using the Printer Driver Information Cleanup Tool.
  • To do so, follow the instructions below.
  • Open the Local Disk C: on your Windows computer.
  • Create a folder in the Local Disk. For example, create a folder named “PDICT.”
  • Now, go to your printer’s official support page.
  • Download the Printer Driver Information Cleanup Tool.
  • Now, unzip the downloaded tool file.
  • Click Browse in the Extractor dialog box.
  • Browse and choose the folder you have created in the C: disk to save the extracting file.
  • Click the Unzip button in the Extractor dialog box.
  • Confirm the unzip action by clicking the OK button in the Confirmation dialog box.
  • Now, open the PDICT folder on your computer.
  • Run the .exe file to delete the driver registry.
  • Click Run if necessary.
  • Tap Run
  • Wait for the ongoing process to complete.
  • Then, disconnect your Brother printer from the computer and restart it.
  • Now, reinstall the printer driver on your computer.

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