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Brother HL-5270DN

What is Brother HL-5270DN?

Brother HL-5270DN driver package contains the required software for connecting this printing device to the user's PC. In addition to the driver, the package contains setup and management utilities used to administer functions of the printer and connection.


During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named LN5270DN.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 1.43 MB (1,503,097 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.brother.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Brother\BRHL5270
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{9
Estimated size: 1.43 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Brother HL-5270DN

Program executable:LN5270DN.exe
Additional files:
  • BRUNINST.dll - Brother MFL Pro (bruninst)
  • ArSetup.exe - I&D ARSetup (ARSetup)
  • bpdunins.dll - bpdunins (uninstaller)
  • ppdreg64.exe - ppdreg (Registration software for BR-Script PPD file)
  • brdefprn.exe
  • BrPnpU32.exe
  • BrPnpU64.exe
  • LN5270DN.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\BRHL3040\Brdefprn.exe -d.

How do I remove Brother HL-5270DN?

Quickly and completely remove Brother HL-5270DN 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-5270DN 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-5270DN, 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-5270DN.

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win 7 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows 8 15.00%
Windows XP 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.50%
Windows 7 Professional 32.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.00%
Windows 10 Home 2.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.02% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 39.02%
  United Kingdom 9.76%
  United States 9.76%
  Japan 7.32%
  Egypt 4.88%
  France 4.88%
  Netherlands 4.88%
  Austria 2.44%
  Australia 2.44%
  Switzerland 2.44%
  DK 2.44%
  Greece 2.44%
  Ireland 2.44%
  Italy 2.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.00%
ASUS 12.00%
Intel 12.00%
Hewlett-Packard 12.00%
Medion 8.00%
Acer 8.00%
Toshiba 4.00%
Samsung 4.00%
Sahara 4.00%
American Megatrends 4.00%
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MSI MS-7695 3.45%

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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