Brother HL-1850 Driver Download (Official)

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The HL-1850 is a printer manufactured by Brother. This update fixes issues with bad print quality, printer unresponsive or won't print, slow printing and program crashes while printing. Visitors have downloaded this file "english.exe" 74 times with an aggregate rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on 3 reviews. It is compatible with PCs running Windows XP, among other operating systems. The total disk space used for this update is 277.5 KB.

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Supported Models

HL-1850

Brother HL-1850/1870N

HL-1870N

Version: 1.00

Manufacturers

Brother

Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP, Windows 2000

File Name

Versions

01.00.00.01 (2004-02-18) via .inf

Additional Notes

WHQL Certified Enhanced Generic PCL Driver for Windows 2000/XP

Uploaded By

Manivel (DG Staff Member) on 2-Jun-2004

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
BH1850.INF 1.7 KB 18 Feb 2004
BH1850.GPD 39.2 KB 18 Feb 2004
brhlrc04.dl_ 221.0 KB 18 Feb 2004
brnames.gp_ 2.1 KB 14 Feb 2004
brhlui04.dl_ 11.8 KB 18 Feb 2004
brhlrd04.dl_ 5.0 KB 18 Feb 2004
BH1850.CAT 10.7 KB 24 Feb 2004
brhlui04.hl_ 7.9 KB 11 Feb 2004
BRHLUI04.INI 138 bytes 11 Feb 2004

How to Update HL-1850 Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the HL-1850 driver, click the green download button above. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

If the driver listed is not the right version or operating system, search our driver archive for the correct version. Enter Brother HL-1850 into the search box above and then submit. In the results, choose the best match for your PC and operating system.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the Brother Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the Brother website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Once you have downloaded your new driver, you'll need to install it. In Windows, use a built-in utility called Device Manager, which allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

  • In Windows 11, Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

  • In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "All Apps" -> swipe or scroll right and choose "Control Panel" (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

How to Install a driver from Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

Tech Tip: Driver downloads and updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow.

For more help, visit our Driver Support Page for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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