Manufacturer: Brother Industries, Ltd.
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 11.14 MB
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server, Mac OS 9.x, Mac OS X 10.2 or higher
Latest Version / Release Date: 3.36.0000 / 26 Oct 2009
This hardware component makes use of an Inkjet print engine coupled with a CIS scanning method in order to deliver printing solutions to the host computer system. The device driver aside from supporting its printing functionalities is likewise responsible for the activation of the faxing, copying, and scanning features of the Brother MFC-425CN USB Printer hardware component. The device driver also allows this printing hardware to function as a Personal Computer based fax machine. All of these feature sets are made available to the host computer system via a connection to the Universal Serial Bus interface port. This allows for a faster data transfer rate for the communication between the host operating system environment, installed software applications, and the supported hardware component. The device driver also allows the computer user access to the Photo Capture Center feature. This function is closely associated with the ability of the Brother MFC-425CN USB Printer to host various types of removable memory cards.
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
The Brother MFC-425CN USB Printer is also categorized as a network capable hardware component. This is because of its embedded NC-110h module that allows its to make use of an Ethernet 10/100 BaseTX connection with automatic negotiation feature. In this context the device driver allows the supported hardware component to be deployed as a fully functional shared machine. When incorporated into a computer network the Brother MFC-425CN USB Printer allows all computer users (with the proper access rights) to make use of the printing, scanning, and PC-Fax (for both sending and receiving) functionalities. The Photo Capture Center feature is also made available to the entire network to allow for a complete support for virtually all built-in features. As with all network resources this hardware component conforms to prevailing security and authentication processes of the network. The device driver also supports prevailing network protocols put in place by the underlying operating system including the use of a scanner port. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Brother MFC-425CN USB Printer errors before installing any driver updates.