After a restart, I tested scanning and it is working as it was before the upgrade to Windows 8. This thread is locked. Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. For a mainstream Brother MFC printer this is just not good enough. USB or network connection?

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[ubuntu] Brother MFCDW Won’t Scan

First, I have searched the forum thoroughly. Sign up using Facebook. Join Date Aug Beans Had the same problem, scanning stopped working on the MFCdw after an upgrade from Windows 7 bit to Windows 8 bit. How satisfied are you with this response? Join Date Nov Beans If mtc not aware of these pages, they can be mfcc. Can you scan as a SUDO user? What worked for me was to reinstall the Windows 7 bit driver suite. Cheers, I am not an expert on anything, but I pretend to be one at times.

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How satisfied are you with this reply? I tried following the directions on the Brother support site sxanner installing the “Windows 8 Built-In Drivers”, but no matter what I did, it would not install a scanner driver which tells me that the scanner driver simply doesn’t exist. April 23rd, 3. I have not been able to setup the scanner at all.

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David Lanham Replied on October 29, Also, you may get a system problem error report on boot. You can mgc the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. I setup the printer using the brother install tool though the print job stays in queue for quite a while before actually printing.

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