Brother HL-2280DW Printer Driver Downloads & Support


  • Choose the correct operating system for Brother HL-2280DW printer driver compatibility
  • Download and install the latest driver from the Brother website for re-enabling or updating
  • Consider automatic installation for ease or manual installation for more control
  • Windows driver features seamless integration with various Windows versions, WHQL tested for reliability

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Choosing Your Operating System

Choosing Your Operating System: When downloading the Brother HL-2280DW printer driver, it is crucial to select the correct operating system for compatibility. If you are using Microsoft Windows, ensure you choose the driver that matches your version, whether it’s Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows 8, Windows 10, or any other. For Mac users, select the driver suitable for your macOS version, whether it’s MacOS Catalina, MacOS Mojave, or MacOS Sierra. Always check the system requirements and compatibility information provided by Brother to avoid issues during installation.

Re-enable or Update Your Driver

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1. Go to the Brother website and navigate to the support section.
2. Search for your printer model, the HL-2280DW.
3. Download the latest driver for your operating system (Windows 10, MacOS Catalina, etc.).

After downloading the driver, install it on your computer following the on-screen instructions. This should re-enable or update your driver, potentially resolving any issues you were experiencing with your Brother HL-2280DW printer. If problems persist, consider reaching out to Brother customer support for further assistance.

Automatic vs. Manual Installation

Printer installation options.

  • Download the driver installation file from the Brother website.
  • Run the downloaded file to start the installation process.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.

Manual Installation:

  • Download the driver installation file from the Brother website.
  • Extract the contents of the downloaded file to a folder on your computer.
  • Connect your Brother HL-2280DW printer to your computer.
  • Open Device Manager and locate the printer device.
  • Right-click on the printer device and select “Update Driver”.
  • Choose to install the driver manually and browse to the folder where you extracted the driver files.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.

Features of the Windows Driver

The Windows driver for Brother HL-2280DW printer offers seamless integration with Microsoft Windows operating systems, including Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2016, Windows 8, Windows XP, Windows Server 2012, and Windows 11. This driver is WHQL tested to ensure compatibility and reliability.

Key features of the Windows driver include: support for both 32-bit and 64-bit computing, easy installation via USB connection, and compatibility with various Windows versions. Users in the United States can rely on this driver for efficient printing tasks on their Brother HL-2280DW printer. Whether you are using a Windows desktop or server system, this driver ensures smooth communication between your device and the printer, making printing a breeze.