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6% remove it94% keep it
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VersionDistribution
1.00 100.00%

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Brother MFC-9840CDW

What is Brother MFC-9840CDW?

This is the software that allows your computer to recognize and print to the Brother Brother MFC-9840CDW 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 7.78 MB (8,152,972 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.brother.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Brother\MFC-9840CDW
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: 7.78 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Brother MFC-9840CDW

  • 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\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-9840CDW?

Quickly and completely remove Brother MFC-9840CDW 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-9840CDW 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-9840CDW, 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-9840CDW.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 8 8%
 
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 61.54%
Windows Vista 30.77%
Windows 8 7.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 30.77%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.08%
Windows Vista Ultimate 15.38%
Windows 10 Home 7.69%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.69%
Windows Vista Business 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

79.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 79.31%
  France 6.90%
  Singapore 3.45%
  Netherlands 3.45%
  Germany 3.45%
  United Kingdom 3.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 30.00%
Dell 20.00%
Toshiba 10.00%
Intel 10.00%
Hewlett-Packard 10.00%
GIGABYTE 10.00%
Gateway 10.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 10.00%
Micro-Star MS-7597 10.00%
HP Compaq 6200 Pro MT PC 10.00%
Gigabyte EX58-EXTREME 10.00%
Gateway DX4870 10.00%
Gateway DX4710-05 10.00%

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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