Manufacturer: Brother International Corporation
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 13.45 MB
Operating System: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server, Mac OS
Latest Version / Release Date: 1 / 07/13/2007
The device driver for the Brother HL-5130 series is a signature file which delivers the appropriate information that is stored by the host operating system in its registry database. It also incorporates a catalog file which also includes the current version of the hardware driver that will be installed in the computer system. Installation of the manufacturer supplied device driver is normally packaged together with the software suite which is made up of tools and utilities that enhance the printing capability of the host machine. It is also designed to provide the computer user with a complete access to the built-in feature sets of the printing hardware. Since the Brother HL-5130 series device driver serves also as the layout file for the device, it can be used by third party developers to allow support for other operating system platforms which do not have native support for the printing hardware. This translates to a wider deployment for the device and better incorporation in virtually all types of computer systems.
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
This product series is supported by the Plug and Play functionality of newer operating system environments. What this essentially means is that once plugged into the computer system, it will be immediately recognized and ready for use provided that the correct device drivers are installed. The Plug and Play feature allows the computer user to tap the functionality of the hardware without necessarily rebooting the host computer system. The device driver for the Brother HL-5130 series is used to provide the necessary interface support which will allow computer users to implement configuration modifications for the device from a software utility. The computer user regardless of the degree of technical knowledge also benefits from the presence of the correct display driver by having a feedback on the current status of the device. This makes it easier to troubleshoot certain problems that may arise during the printing proper. The utilities that are bundled with the device driver of the Brother HL-5130 series device informs the computer user on the status of the hardware resources. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Brother HL-5130 series errors before installing any driver updates.