Manufacturer: Brother International Corporation
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 3.0 MB
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 188.8.131.52 / 06 Aug 2005
The setup file for the Brother MFC-820CW USB Printer is essentially applicable to many variations of this multifunctional hardware component. The deployment of this device driver is used to allow the adding of the printing hardware into the list of registered components attached to the host computer system. This same device driver is used as the information file for the hardware component when the computer user attempts to install it into the machine. Hosted on the Universal Serial Bus interface of the computer system, it is designed to take advantage of the enhanced data exchange speeds for faster processing of printing queues. Aside from identifying to the host operating system platform the model and name of the provider, the device driver also identifies the catalog file used including the version of the current driver being installed for the Brother MFC-820CW USB Printer.
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
For computer systems with multiple Universal Serial Bus interface ports, the device driver helps to keep track which port the hardware component is plugged into. This means that even if the device driver for the Brother MFC-820CW USB Printer has already been installed in the computer system, it will attempt to update the registry once the hardware is plugged into a different Universal Serial Bus port. The device driver may also check the registry database for the presence of older drivers. In case such is found, these older components will initially be uninstalled before attempting to proceed with the updating of the drivers. This is commonly done to prevent compatibility issues that may occur when file components from a different driver version is being used. The device driver for the Brother MFC-820CW USB Printer will also identify the necessary color profiles supported by the hardware. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Brother MFC-820CW USB Printer errors before installing any driver updates.