Manufacturer: Brother International Corporation
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 18.04 MB
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows, XP, Windows Vista, Mac OS, Linux
Latest Version / Release Date: 1.02 / 11/27/2008
This product series belongs to a printing hardware family which is known for implementing color laser printing technology. It is also capable of printing a maximum of 21 pages per minute in both black and color modes. This printing speed slightly declines when the computer user opts to make use of the maximum 2400 by 600 dots per inch resolution. The Brother HL-4040CN series is also designed to be a network capable hardware by incorporating its own network interface aside from its Universal Serial Bus connector. One of the primary roles of the device driver for this printing hardware is to make sure that all of the built-in feature sets are made available to the computer user. Like most device drivers it also acts as a layout file and provides the host operating system platform with the necessary information to correctly identify the attached device and its functions.
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
As a network printer, the device driver of the Brother HL-4040CN series is responsible for communicating with the networking protocols of the operating system. This means that unlike some shared printers, this hardware can attain its own network address without being attached to a host computer system. This translates to a better allocation of network resources. In this context the role of the device driver to monitor the network traffic is further highlighted. Aside from monitoring network printing requests, it also works with the prevailing network system to correctly identify network clients that have the appropriate rights to initiate printing as well as network users that have the capability of modifying printer settings. When attached to a single machine, the device driver for the Brother HL-4040CN series helps the host operating system platform to correctly identify the type of hardware component connected to its Universal Serial Bus interface. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Brother HL-4040CN series errors before installing any driver updates.