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Brother DCP-8040 Quick Setup Manual

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Before you can use the DCP, you must set up the hardware and install the driver.
To help you get started in setting up the machine and installing the driver and software,
please read this "Setup Guide" and follow the simple instructions.
Step 1
Step 2
For the latest drivers and to find the best solution for your problem or question, access the Brother
Solutions Center directly from the driver or go to http://solutions.brother.com
Keep this "Quick Setup Guide", User's Guide and supplied CD-ROM in a convenient place for
quick and easy reference at all times.
Setting Up the Machine
Installing the Driver & Software
Setup is Complete!

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  • Page 1 Installing the Driver & Software Setup is Complete! For the latest drivers and to find the best solution for your problem or question, access the Brother Solutions Center directly from the driver or go to http://solutions.brother.com Keep this “Quick Setup Guide”, User’s Guide and supplied CD-ROM in a convenient place for...
  • Page 2: Carton Components

    ■ Getting Started Carton Components . Control Panel . Face-down Output Tray Support Flap with Extension (Support Flap) . (For DCP-8040) Manual Feed Tray (For DCP-8045D) Multi-purpose Tray (MP Tray) ADF Support (including Toner Cartridge) Carton components may differ from one country to another.
  • Page 3: Control Panel

    Control Panel DCP-8040 and DCP-8045D have similar control panel keys. 1. Print keys 2. Status LED (Light-Emitting Diode) 5. Copy keys (Temporary Settings) 3. 5-Line Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) 6. Numeric keys For the details of the control panel, see "Control panel overview" in Chapter 1 of the User’s Guide.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Setting Up the Machine Step 1 1. Install the Automatic Document Feed (ADF) Support ... 2 2. Install the Drum Unit Assembly ... 2 3. Load Paper in the Paper Tray ... 3 4. Release the Scanner Lock... 4 5.
  • Page 5: Setting Up The Machine

    Step 1 Setting Up the Machine Install the Automatic Document Feed (ADF) Support Do NOT connect the interface cable. Connecting the interface cable is done when installing the driver. Open the ADF cover. Insert the tabs of ADF support into the holes of the ADF one side at a time.
  • Page 6: Load Paper In The Paper Tray

    Rock it from side to side several times to distribute the toner evenly inside the assembly. Push the drum unit assembly into the machine (until it snaps into place). Close the front cover of the machine. Load Paper in the Paper Tray Pull the paper tray completely out of the machine.
  • Page 7: Release The Scanner Lock

    Step 1 Setting Up the Machine Fan the stack of paper well to avoid paper jams and misfeeds. Put paper in the paper tray. Check that the paper is flat in the tray and below the maximum paper mark. Put the paper tray firmly back in the machine and unfold the Support flap before you use the machine.
  • Page 8: Install Power Cord

    Install Power Cord Do not connect the Parallel or USB cable yet. Make sure that the power switch is off. Connect the AC power cord to the machine. Plug the AC power cord into an AC outlet. Turn the power switch on. appears on the LCD, Check Scan Lock immediately release the scanner lock and...
  • Page 9: Installing The Driver & Software

    View the User’s Guide and other documentation in PDF format. (Viewer included) Brother Support You can access the Brother Solutions Center which is a Web site offering information about your Brother product including FAQs, User’s Guides, Driver updates and Tips for using your machine.
  • Page 10 Step 2 Installing the Driver & Software Follow the instructions on this page for your operating system and interface cable. USB Interface Cable Users... Go to page 8 (For Windows Parallel Interface Cable Users... Go to page 20 (For Windows Windows NT (For Parallel Interface Cable Users) Network Interface Cable Users ...
  • Page 11: For Usb Interface Cable Users (for Windows ® 98/98se/me/2000 Professional/xp)

    Note: If it does the installation will automatically continue. If the installation does not continue automatically, please open the installer menu again by double-clicking the setup.exe program from the root directory of the Brother CD-ROM, and continue from Step ® ® PaperPort ®...
  • Page 12 When the ScanSoft displayed, make your selection and follow the on-screen instructions. ® Click Finish to complete installation. When the Brother MFL-Pro Suite Installation window appears, click Next. ® will start If an error message appears at this point in...
  • Page 13 For USB Interface Cable Users ® (For Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP) When the Brother Software License Agreement window appears, click Yes. Select Local Interface, and then click Next. Select Standard, and then click Next. The application files will be copied and installed to your computer.
  • Page 14: For Windows

    Turn the power switch on. It will take a few seconds for the installation screen to appear. The installation of the Brother drivers will automatically start. Follow the instructions on the screen. Select BRUSB: USB Printer Port, and then click Next.
  • Page 15 Brother Control Center later to use the Scan key by double clicking the Smart UI icon on the desktop. This loads the Brother Control Center to the task tray. See AutoLoad the Brother Control Center, Chapter 9 in the Documentation (User’s Guide) located on the CD-ROM.
  • Page 16: 2000 Professional Users Only

    Turn the Power Switch on. It will take a few seconds for the installation screen to appear. The installation of the Brother drivers will automatically start. Follow the instructions on the screen. If the Digital Signature Not Found dialog boxes appear, click Yes to install the driver.
  • Page 17 Brother Control Center to use the Scan key by double clicking the Smart UI icon on the desktop. This loads the Brother Control Center to the task tray. See AutoLoad the Brother Control Center, Chapter 9 in the Documentation (User’s Guide) located on the CD-ROM.
  • Page 18 Click on Have Disk. Browse the CD-ROM and highlight your language folder and click Open. Highlight the W2K folder and click Open. Highlight the Addprt folder and click Open. Click Open. Make sure X:\ENG\W2K\Addprt is displayed in the window and click OK (X:\ is the drive letter of your CD-ROM).
  • Page 19 If the Digital Signature Not Found dialog box appears, click Yes. If the test page printed, click OK. There will be two Brother printer drivers listed in the Printers selection. The driver with “Printer” after the model name (ex. Brother DCP-8045D Printer) is the Brother Native Driver.
  • Page 20: Xp Users Only

    Turn the power switch on. It will take a few seconds for the installation screen to appear. The installation of the Brother drivers will automatically start. The screens appear one after another, please wait for a while. The README.WRI file will be displayed.
  • Page 21 Installing the Driver & Software For USB Interface Cable Users ® (For Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP) Brother Native driver Installation Click Start and select Printers and Faxes. Click on Add a printer and the Add Printer Wizard will start. When this screen appears, click Next.
  • Page 22 When this screen appears, click Finish. When the Windows Logo testing screen appears, click Continue Anyway. There will be two Brother printer drivers listed in the Printers selection. The driver with “Printer” after the model name (ex. Brother DCP-8045D Printer) is the Brother Native Driver.
  • Page 23: For Parallel Interface Cable Users (for Windows ® 98/98se/me/2000 Professional/xp)

    Note: If it does the installation will automatically continue. If the installation does not continue automatically, please open the installer menu again by double-clicking the setup.exe program from the root directory of the Brother CD-ROM, and continue from Step ® ® PaperPort ®...
  • Page 24 ® Click Finish to complete installation. When the Brother MFL-Pro Suite Installation window appears, click Next. will start If an error message appears at this point in the installation process, or if you have previously installed the MFL-Pro Suite, you will first have to uninstall it.
  • Page 25 For Parallel Interface Cable Users ® (For Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP) When the Brother Software License Agreement window appears, click Yes. Select Local Interface, and then click Next. Select Standard, and then click Next. The application files will be copied to your computer.
  • Page 26: For Windows

    Brother Control Center later to use the Scan key by double clicking the Smart UI icon on the desktop. This loads the Brother Control Center to the task tray. See AutoLoad the Brother Control Center, Chapter 9 in the Documentation (User’s Guide) located on the CD-ROM.
  • Page 27: 2000 Professional Users Only

    Next. Click Finish to restart your computer. After the computer restarts, the installation of the Brother drivers will automatically start. Follow the instructions on the screen. If the Digital Signature Not Found dialog boxes appear, click Yes to install the driver.
  • Page 28 Brother Control Center to use the Scan key by double clicking the Smart UI icon on the desktop. This loads the Brother Control Center to the task tray. See AutoLoad the Brother Control Center, Chapter 9 in the Dcumentation (User’s Guide) located on the CD-ROM.
  • Page 29 Step 2 Installing the Driver & Software For Parallel Interface Cable Users ® (For Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP) Click on Have Disk. Browse the CD-ROM and highlight your language folder and click Open. Highlight the W2K folder and click Open. Highlight the Addprt folder and click Open.
  • Page 30 If the Digital Signature Not Found dialog box appears, click Yes. If the test page printed, click OK. There will be two Brother printer drivers listed in the Printers selection. The driver with “Printer” after the model name (ex. Brother DCP-8045D Printer) is the Brother Native Driver.
  • Page 31: Xp Users Only

    DCP. Turn on the DCP by plugging in the power cord. Turn the power switch on. The installation of the Brother drivers will automatically start. The screens appear one after another, please wait for a while.
  • Page 32 When this screen appears, click Next. Un-check the Automatically detect and install my Plug and Play printer selection and then click Next. Select BMFC (Brother MFL Port) from the pull down window for the Printer Port Selection and then click Next. Click on Have Disk.
  • Page 33 When this screen appears, click Finish. When the Windows Logo testing screen appears, click Continue Anyway. There will be two Brother printer drivers listed in the Printers selection. The driver with “Printer” after the model name (ex. Brother DCP-8045D Printer) is the Brother Native Driver.
  • Page 34: For Windows Nt Workstation Version 4.0 Users

    PC may restart. Note: If it does the installation will automatically continue. If the installation does not continue automatically, please open the installer menu again by double-clicking the setup.exe program on the Brother CD-ROM, and continue from Step ® ® PaperPort ®...
  • Page 35: For Windows

    Click Finish to complete installation. When the Brother MFL-Pro Suite Installation window appears, click Next. If an error message appears at this point in the installation process, or you have previously installed MFL-Pro Suite, you will first have to uninstall it.
  • Page 36 Brother Control Center later to use the Scan key by double clicking the Smart UI icon on the desktop. This loads the Brother Control Center to the task tray. See AutoLoad the Brother Control Center, Chapter 9 in the Documentation (User’s Guide) located on the CD-ROM.
  • Page 37: For Network Interface Cable Users (for Windows ® 98/98se/me/nt/2000 Professional/xp)

    Note: If it does the installation will automatically continue. If the installation does not continue automatically, please open the installer menu again by double-clicking the setup.exe program from the root directory of the Brother CD-ROM, and continue from Step ® ® PaperPort ®...
  • Page 38 Registration screen is displayed, make your selection and follow the on screen instructions. Click Finish to complete installation. When the Brother MFL-Pro Suite ® Installation window appears, click Next. If an error message appears at this point in the installation process, you will first have to uninstall MFL-Pro Suite.
  • Page 39 Step 2 Installing the Driver & Software For Network Interface Cable Users ® (For Windows 98/98SE/Me/NT/2000 Professional/XP) Select Network Interface, and then click Next. Select Standard, and then click Next. The application files will be copied to your computer. If you want to install the PS driver, select Custom and then follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Page 40 Brother Control Center to use the Scan key by double clicking the Smart UI icon on the desktop. This loads the Brother Control Center to the task tray. See AutoLoad the Brother Control Center, Chapter 9 in the Documentation (User’s Guide) located on the CD-ROM.
  • Page 41: For Usb Interface Cable Users

    Step 2 Installing the Driver & Software For USB Interface Cable Users For Mac OS Make sure that you have completed the instructions from Step 1 “Setting Up the Machine” on pages 2 - 5. Switch off and unplug the DCP from the AC outlet and disconnect it from your ®...
  • Page 42 Click the Brother Laser icon you installed. On the right side of the Chooser, select the printer to which you want to print. Close the Chooser. The Brother Printer and Scanner drivers have been installed. ® To install Presto! PageManager Install next to the Presto! PageManager icon and follow on the Screen instructions.
  • Page 43: For Mac Os

    Step 2 Installing the Driver & Software For USB Interface Cable Users For Mac OS Make sure that you have completed the instructions from Step 1 “Setting Up the Machine” on pages 2 - 5. Switch off and unplug the DCP from the AC outlet and disconnect it from your ®...
  • Page 44 Open the Printer Center icon. Click Add Printer... Select USB. Select DCP-8040/8045D, and then click Add. Select Quit Printer Center from the Printer Center menu. The Brother Printer driver and Scanner driver have been installed and the installation is now complete.
  • Page 45: For Network Interface Cable Users

    Step 2 Installing the Driver & Software For Network Interface Cable Users For Mac OS Make sure that you have completed the instructions from Step 1 “Setting Up the Machine” on pages 2 - 5. Make sure that the NC-9100h (Network Print/Fax Server) is installed into the DCP.
  • Page 46 Open the Chooser from the Apple menu. Click the Brother Laser (AT) icon, and then select BRN_xxxxxx_P1. Click Setup. 1 xxxxxx are the last six digits of the Ethernet address. Click OK, and then close the Chooser. Network User's Guide Chapter 7 on the CD-ROM.
  • Page 47: For Mac Os

    Step 2 Installing the Driver & Software For Network Interface Cable Users For Mac OS Make sure that you have completed the instructions from Step 1 “Setting Up the Machine” on pages 2 - 5. Make sure that the NC-9100h (Network Print/Fax Server) is installed into the DCP.
  • Page 48 Open the Utilities folder. Open the Print Center icon. Click the Add Printer... button. Select AppleTalk. Select BRN_xxxxxx_P1 , and then click the Add button. 1 xxxxxx are the last six digits of the Ethernet address. Network User's Guide Chapter 7 on the CD-ROM.
  • Page 49: For Administrators

    This section is for using the printer on a network. An administrator should set up the printer using the following steps. Network User's Guide Chapter Map (NC-9100h) ® Peer-to-Peer Windows 98/Me Brother Internet Print Netware ® Peer-to-Peer Windows NT Brother Internet Print ®...
  • Page 50: Installing The Bradmin Professional Configuration Utility

    Web BRAdmin (Windows Brother has also developed Web BRAdmin, an enterprise network software utility that enables management of Brother and other SNMP compliant devices in larger LAN/WAN environments. This software is Web server based and requires the installation of Microsoft's Internet Information Server and Sun's Java client software.
  • Page 51: Setting Your Ip Address, Subnet Mask And Gateway Using Bradmin

    Setting your IP Address, Subnet Mask and Gateway using BRAdmin Professional ® (Windows Start BRAdmin Professional, and select TCP/IP. Select Search Active Devices from the Devices menu. BRAdmin will search for new devices automatically. Users Only) Double-click the new device. Enter the IP Address, Subnet Mask and Gateway, and then click the OK button.
  • Page 52: Options

    DR-510 Up to 20,000 A4/Letter pages @ 5% coverage DIMM Memory For more details, see “Memory Board” in Chapter 15 (User’s Guide). (Not available from Brother) External Wireless Print/Scan Server NC-2200w The optional External Wireless Print/Scan Server (NC-2200w) provides the wireless network printing service and the network scanner service capability.
  • Page 53: Compilation And Publication

    Compilation and Publication Under the supervision of Brother Industries Ltd., this manual has been compiled and published, covering the latest product descriptions and specifications. The contents of this manual and the specifications of this product are subject to change without notice.

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