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Brother HL-3045CN

What is Brother HL-3045CN?

This is the software that allows your computer to recognize and print to the Brother HL-3045CN monochrome laser printer. It includes various software including the core printer driver, the Brother Control Center as well as a document management application for viewing scanned documents.


During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 18.02 MB (18,893,940 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.brother.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Brother\BRHL3045
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{7
Estimated size: 18.02 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Brother HL-3045CN

  • BRUNINST.dll - Brother MFL Pro (bruninst)
  • ArSetup.exe - I&D ARSetup (ARSetup)
  • bpdunins.dll - bpdunins (uninstaller)
  • brdefprn.exe
  • BrPnpU32.exe
  • BrPnpU64.exe
  • Chkadbr.exe
  • LN3045CN.exe
  • User's Guide.exe
  • WEBLINK.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • brdefprn.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Brdefprn' which loads as C:\Program Files\Brother\BRHL5340\Brdefprn.exe -d.

How do I remove Brother HL-3045CN?

Quickly and completely remove Brother HL-3045CN from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Brother HL-3045CN from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Brother HL-3045CN, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Brother HL-3045CN.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 7 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.89%
Windows 8 17.20%
Windows XP 6.45%
Windows Vista 6.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.78%
Windows 7 Professional 22.83%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.78%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.52%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.43%
Windows 8 Pro 4.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.46% of installs come from Australia
Which countries install it?
  Australia 38.46%
  United States 29.81%
  Canada 25.00%
  Germany 3.85%
  United Kingdom 0.96%
  Malaysia 0.96%
  Singapore 0.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.40%
Hewlett-Packard 14.29%
Intel 11.11%
Acer 11.11%
American Megatrends 7.94%
Toshiba 7.94%
Lenovo 4.76%
ASUS 3.17%
Sony 3.17%
Medion 1.59%
Apple 1.59%
Common models
Dell Dell System Vostro... 4.23%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.82%
MSI MS-7309 2.82%
Sony VPCEE36FG 2.82%
IBM IBM IntelliStation M ... 2.82%
TOSHIBA Satellite P870 1.41%

About Brother Industries

Brother is an electronics equipment company whose products include printers, multifunction printers, sewing machines, large machine tools, label printers, typewriters, fax machines, and other computer-related electronics.
Publisher URL: www.brother-usa.com


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