Manufacturer: Brother International Corporation
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 7.15 MB
Operating System: Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 2003
Latest Version / Release Date: 01.00.00.00 / 11/23/2005
Designed to be a wireless flatbed multifunctional printing hardware, it also delivers solutions for faxing, copying, and scanning. The device driver for the Brother MFC-8870DW USB Printer supports its capability to connect via an Ethernet interface and wirelessly using 802.11 b/g technology. This means that the device driver for this particular printing hardware can allow it to function similarly to a mobile computer system which uses wireless fidelity connections. In the same context, it is possible that this piece of device can be seen when logging into attached access points. The device driver for the Brother MFC-8870DW USB Printer therefore allows for its complete deployment in both wired and wireless networking environments. Taking this into account, it is presumed that its device drivers must also support prevailing security protocols implemented by the host operating system including network communication protocols. Efficient communication with this particular operating system layer will ensure better data transfer.
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
Aside from its wireless and Ethernet interfaces, the Brother MFC-8870DW USB Printer also makes use of traditional parallel and the newer Universal Serial Bus interface. This means that not only can this hardware component be hosted in virtually any type of networking environment but also can connect in almost every computer system available. The use of the Universal Serial Bus is preferred over the Parallel interface primarily for its relatively faster data transfer rates. The use of the Universal Serial Bus also conforms to the Plug and Play functionality of newer operating system platforms. The device driver for the Brother MFC-8870DW USB Printer therefore also delivers backward compatibility requirements making it available to older operating systems. Similar to most device drivers for printing hardware components, it also assists the operating system in monitoring the printing traffic along with the actual status of the device. Tools and utilities accompany the installation of the device driver which are intended to help in monitoring the hardware's resources. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Brother MFC-8870DW USB Printer errors before installing any driver updates.