I’ve tried this driver before and it works. I suggest you to install the built-in drivers for MFCN and check if it helps. If you are printing directly to a Brother network printer also known as peer-to-peer printing , this file includes up to 3 separate peer-to-peer printing utilities depending on your operating system which once installed will allow you to print directly to the appropriate Brother network ready machine. Have you tried this download from Brother? You have the option to print a test page. How satisfied are you with this response? After waiting a while, the dialog box will present you with an updated list of drivers.

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This tool will mfc-7802n the maximum scanning resolution capability and allow you to scan legal size documents. If your Brother MFCN is already running on your network, you can follow the instruction here to get it to work with your Windows 7 computer. Click “Next” to continue.

At my work place, the PCs were upgraded to Windows 8. This thread is locked. Reloaded drivers and had computer search for new devices without effect. The administrator will receive e-mail wln7 with information about the device status such as page counts, consumable status and ain7 firmware version. You can also download the version 2. I remember running into mfc-7820b issue in the past with an Espon scanner that did not have a Windows 7 bit driver. GB Replied on March 17, We recommend this download to get the most functionality out of your Brother machine.


I have tried loading the generic Brother printer driver and the one specific for the MFC, but no recognition of the scanner. Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers attempt to trick you into paying for unnecessary technical support services. Suggestion of the next step appreciated.

Windows 7 “seeing” MFC-7820N as scanner?

The MFCN driver is the closest driver to your printer. The solution turned out to be the same – I used a Windows 7 driver from a similar looking later launched Epson scanner and it worked fine. How satisfied are you with this response? Anyway, I kept on digging through threads and even came across commercial scanning software that claims to support this printer, but costs almost as much a new multifunctional unit!

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Adding the Brother MFCN Network Printer to Windows 7

Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. There is no reason to share it again. SRQ Created on August 13, Did this solve your problem? This utility assists you in restoring printing capability with minimal user interaction. Unfortunately it won’t find it.


This is a comprehensive file containing available drivers and software for the Brother machine. You don’t need the driver disk at all, Windows 7 will find the driver and install it for you. Network Connection Repair Tool.

Brother MFC-7820N Prints But No Scanner

I gave it a try – I downloaded the full suite, installed it and rebooted as requested. Agents are Brother software services running on remote computers. This is an interactive wizard to help create and deploy locally or network connected Brother printer drivers.

After a quick look around, I ran into a problem – Brother says to use the Windows 8. You have the option to print a test page. Running Win 7 Home, cannot figure out how to get PC to see the N as more than a printer-it is installed as printer, cannot get scan portion to work-any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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