Manufacturer: Brother International Corporation
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 59.6 MB
Operating System: Windows NT, Windows 2000, windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Latest Version / Release Date: 1.00.01 / 07/20/2006
The installation of the device driver for the Brother FAX-2920 USB Printer usually involves the extraction of an accompanying software suite. Like most support application programs for hardware components, it helps the underlying operating system platform to correctly identify the make, model, and the manufacturer of the attached device. In this context the device driver serves as an information file for important details that will be appended into the Windows Registry database. Once the data has been added it now becomes to accessible to all software applications that are installed in the host computer system including other programs that will be installed in the future. The device driver also acts as a bridge between the software applications and the Brother FAX-2920 USB Printer which can output data to paper. The quality of the output can be controlled from within the user interface of the host software application which is made possible by the presence of the hardware driver.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
Since this particular hardware component is designed to function as both a printing device and a facsimile machine, one of the roles of the device driver is to allow the automatic switching between the two functionalities from within a software interface. By communicating with the protocols used by the active software application, the device driver can correctly activate what feature the computer user wants to invoke. This means that the computer user can switch between the printer and fax functionalities from a remote location. In terms of communication interface, the device driver allows the Brother FAX-2920 USB Printer to take full advantage of the data transmission speeds inherent in the Universal Serial Bus of the host machine. The device driver like most components in printing machines also assists in controlling printing or fax request jobs. This functionality is extremely useful in a multiple user environment. It allows the completion of tasks in a first come first serve basis preventing the collision of user requests. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Brother FAX-2920 USB Printer errors before installing any driver updates.