Wireless Setup Instructions for Windows

Wireless Setup Instructions for Windows
Wireless Setup Instructions for Windows
NOTE
• If you choose Network Shared Printer, choose your
machine’s queue, and then click OK.
Configure the wireless settings
IMPORTANT
• Choose your Firewall setting preference, and then click Next.
• If you are going to connect the machine to your network, we
recommend that you contact your system administrator prior to
installation. You must know your wireless network settings
before you proceed with this installation.
5. Choose Yes, I have a USB cable to use for installation.,
and then click Next.
• If you have previously configured the wireless settings of the
machine, you must reset the network settings before you can
configure the wireless settings again.
1. On your machine, press ▲ or ▼to choose Network, and
press OK.
2. Press ▲ or ▼to choose Network Reset, and press OK.
3. When Reboot OK? appears, press ▲ to choose Yes.
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Turn on your computer. (You must be logged on with
Administrator rights.)
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1. Put the supplied CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. The
NOTE
If the Important Notice screen appears, read the notice.
Check the box after you confirm the SSID and Network Key,
and then click Next.
opening screen will appear automatically. Choose your printer
model and the language.
NOTE
If the opening screen does not appear, use Windows®
Explorer to run the start.exe program from the root folder of the
Brother CD-ROM.
6. Temporarily connect the USB cable (not included) directly
to the computer and the machine.
2. Click Install Printer Driver, and click Yes if you accept the
license agreement.
7. Do one of the following:
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If the Installation confirmation screen appears,
check the box and click Next.
If the Installation confirmation screen does not
appear, go to step 9.
3. Choose Wireless Network Connection, and then click
8. Check Yes if you want to connect with the listed SSID.
Next.
Click Next, and then go to step 10.
4. Choose Brother Peer-to-Peer Network Printer or Network
Shared Printer, and then click Next.
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Wireless Setup Instructions for Windows
NOTE
If your network is not configured for Authentication and
Encryption, the ATTENTION! screen will appear. To continue
configuration, click OK.
11. Confirm the wireless network settings, and then click Next.
The settings will be sent to your machine.
9. The wizard will search for available wireless networks from
your machine. Choose the SSID that you wrote down for your
network, and then click Next.
NOTE
• The settings will remain unchanged if you click Cancel.
• To manually enter the IP address settings of your machine,
click Change IP Address and enter the necessary IP address
settings for your network.
• If the wireless setup failure screen appears, click Retry.
12. Disconnect the USB cable between the computer and the
machine, and then click Next.
NOTE
• If the list is blank, check that the wireless access point/router
has power and is broadcasting the SSID. See if the machine
and the wireless access point/router are within range for
wireless communication. Click Refresh.
Wireless setup is now complete.
A four-level indicator at the right of your machine’s LCD will
show the wireless signal strength of your wireless access
point/router.
• If your wireless access point/router is set to not broadcast the
SSID, manually add it by clicking the Advanced button. Follow
the on-screen instructions for entering the Name(SSID), and
then click Next.
Install the Printer Driver
1. Put the CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. If prompted,
select your model and language.
10. Enter the Network Key you wrote down, and then click
Next.
NOTE
• If the Brother screen does not appear automatically, go to
Computer (My Computer), double-click the CD-ROM icon,
and then double-click start.exe.
• For Windows Vista®, Windows® 7 and Windows® 8 users:
when the User Account Control screen appears, permit the
window to continue the installation.
2. Click Install Printer Driver, and click Yes if you accept the
license agreement.
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7. The installation will automatically continue. The installation
screens appear one after another. If prompted, follow any onscreen instructions.
IMPORTANT
DO NOT cancel any of the screens during the installation. It
may take a few minutes for all screens to appear.
8. When the On-Line Registration screen appears, make
your selection and follow the on-screen instructions. Once you
have completed the registration process, click Next.
9. When the Setup is Complete screen appears, make your
selection, and then click Finish.
NOTE
Depending on your security settings when using the machine
or its software, a Windows® Security or antivirus software
window may appear. Please allow or permit the window to
continue.
3. Choose Wireless Network Connection, and then click
Next.
NOTE
For HL-3170CDW: to install the PS driver (BR-Script3 printer
driver), choose Custom Install, and then follow the on-screen
instructions.
The installation is now complete.
4. Choose Brother Peer-to-Peer Network Printer or Network
Shared Printer, and then click Next.
NOTE
• If you choose Network Shared Printer, choose your
machine’s queue, and then click OK.
• Choose your Firewall setting preference, and then click Next.
5. Choose the machine from the list, and then click Next.
NOTE
If you are using WEP and the LCD displays Connected but
your machine is not found, make sure you entered the WEP
key correctly. The WEP key is case-sensitive.
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