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Brother MFC-5490CN

What is Brother MFC-5490CN?

This is the software that allows your computer to recognize and print to the Brother Brother MFC-5490CN 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.


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 6 files and is usually about 8.31 MB (8,715,092 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.brother.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Brother\MFC-5490CN
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{2
Estimated size: 8.31 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Brother MFC-5490CN

  • BRUNINST.dll - Brother MFL Pro (bruninst)
  • bpdunins.dll - bpdunins (uninstaller)
  • brdefprn.exe
  • DPInst.exe (by Microsoft) - Treiberpaket-Installationsprogramm (DPInst) (Treiberpaket-Installationsprogramm)
  • BrPnpU32.exe
  • BrPnpU64.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\BRHL2140\Brdefprn.exe -d.

How do I remove Brother MFC-5490CN?

Quickly and completely remove Brother MFC-5490CN 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-5490CN 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-5490CN, 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-5490CN.

Win 7 (SP1) 88%
Win Vista 13%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 87.50%
Windows Vista 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.29%
  Germany 28.57%
  Belgium 7.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 42.86%
Acer 14.29%
Toshiba 14.29%
Medion 14.29%
Lenovo 14.29%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L670D 14.29%
MEDION WIM2160 14.29%
LENOVO 42434YG 14.29%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 14.29%
HP ProBook 6450b 14.29%
HP G72 Notebook PC 14.29%

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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