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Brother MFC-9450CDN

What is Brother MFC-9450CDN?

Brother MFC-9450CDN 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. 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 15 files and is usually about 7.81 MB (8,192,339 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.brother.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Brother\MFC-9450CDN
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{D
Estimated size: 7.81 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Brother MFC-9450CDN

  • BrWia06b.dll - Brother Industries, Ltd. (Brother MFC WIA minidriver)
  • BrUSi06b.dll - Brother STI minidriver (USB STI device accessing module for Brother MFC)
  • BrScnDev.dll - TWAIN DataSource (Device accessing module for Brother MFC)
  • BrTwdLNG.dll - Localize module for TWAIN DataSource
  • BrTwds.dll - TWAIN DataSource for Brother MFC
  • BrTwdScn.dll - Scanning module for Brother MFC
  • BrTwdsUi.dll - TWAIN DataSource UserInterface for Brother MFC
  • BRUNINST.dll - Brother MFL Pro (bruninst)
  • BrStiIf.dll - Sti Access module
  • bpdunins.dll - bpdunins (uninstaller)
  • BrSti06b.dll - Brother (Sti User-Mode Image Minidriver)
  • DPInst.exe (by Microsoft) - Driver Package Installer (DPInst) (Driver Package Installer)
  • brdefprn.exe
  • 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\BRHL4070\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-9450CDN?

Quickly and completely remove Brother MFC-9450CDN 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-9450CDN 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-9450CDN, 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-9450CDN.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 33%
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 66.67%
Windows XP 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 33.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.50%
  Canada 12.50%
  United Kingdom 12.50%
  Italy 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
ASUS 50.00%
Common models
MSI MS-7366 33.33%
Dell Vostro 1520 33.33%
ASUSTeK CM6650 33.33%

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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