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Should I remove Brother MFC-495CW?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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VersionDistribution
1.00 100.00%

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Brother MFC-495CW

What is Brother MFC-495CW?

This is the software that allows your computer to recognize and print to the Brother Brother MFC-495CW all-in-one printer. The program includes various software including the core printer drivers, the Control Center as well as a printer management applications and settings controls.

Overview

During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 8.14 MB (8,530,555 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.brother.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Brother\MFC-495CW
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{5
Estimated size: 8.14 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Brother MFC-495CW

  • BRUNINST.dll - Brother MFL Pro (bruninst)
  • bpdunins.dll - bpdunins (uninstaller)
  • brdefprn.exe
  • DPInst.exe (by Microsoft) - Driver Package Installer (DPInst) (Driver Package Installer)
  • BrPnpU32.exe
  • BrPnpU64.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DPInst.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9D7E6BB6-D452-4E75-96F0-43F9D85FCFCE}' (runs on registration).
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.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • DPInst.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\PC Connectivity Solution\DPInst.exe'.

How do I remove Brother MFC-495CW?

Quickly and completely remove Brother MFC-495CW 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 MFC-495CW 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 MFC-495CW, 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 MFC-495CW.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 91%
Win Vista (SP2) 9%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 90.91%
Windows Vista 9.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 81.82%
Windows 7 Home Basic 9.09%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.74% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 94.74%
  Mexico 5.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 63.64%
Dell 18.18%
Toshiba 18.18%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L875D 9.09%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 9.09%
Hewlett-Packard s5-1225la 9.09%
Hewlett-Packard p6770t 9.09%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 9.09%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 9.09%

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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