Manufacturer: Brother Industries, Ltd.
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 10.40 MB
Operating System: Windows NT, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 22.214.171.124 / 10 Dec 2002
This multifunctional printing hardware component takes advantage of the higher data transfer rates that is identified with the Universal Serial Bus interface port. This provides a number of benefits to the supported hardware component as well as its corresponding device driver. When accompanied with the correct device driver the Brother MFC-150CL USB Printer can be accurately detected by the underlying operating system platform. The device driver provides the host operating system environment with all the necessary details required by the installed software applications to take advantage of its various feature sets. Normally the device driver would incorporate command sets into the menu of various software applications to provide the computer user with an easy access to the different functions of the Brother MFC-150CL USB Printer device. The device driver also incorporates a control panel applet that will allow the computer user to modify default printer settings.
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
Part of the functionality that is attributed to device drivers like those used by the Brother MFC-150CL USB Printer is that they hide from the computer user the technical details that happen in the background. The device driver is used to simplify the printing process which is quite complex because some operating system platforms do not allow direct interaction between the software application and the hosted hardware component. The operating system normally makes use of a system protocol that acts as an intermediary between the program requesting a print job and the physical hardware component. The device driver of the Brother MFC-150CL USB Printer communicates with this system protocol in order to complete the print job request. Another task of the device driver is to make sure that all print jobs are properly queued in order to avoid printing bottlenecks and potential errors. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Brother MFC-150CL USB Printer errors before installing any driver updates.