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Should I remove Brother MFL-Pro Suite DCP-185C?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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VersionDistribution 19.05% 57.14% 23.81%

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Brother MFL-Pro Suite DCP-185C

What is Brother MFL-Pro Suite DCP-185C?

This is the software that allows your computer to recognize and print to the Brother Printer. This ensures that users can output documents using that type of printer. It also includes an OCR application for converting an image into text and it is integrated into PaperPort as well as various other software including the core printer and scanner drivers, the Brother Control Center and the ScanSoft PaperPort with OCR as well as a document management application for viewing scanned documents.

About  (from Brother Industries)

The MFL-Pro Suite software is a software program designed to give the greatest flexibility, functionality and enjoyment from your Brother machine. This program is included on the product CD-ROM and it is installed during the initial setup.


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is Brinstck.exe. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 1.61 MB (1,690,717 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.brother.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfl08x
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{48D082B9-18F6-4426-AFAC-8B6A3E7021B1}\Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0007 UNINSTALL Reg=BH9_A4
Estimated size: 1.61 MB
Language: German

Program filesFiles installed by Brother MFL-Pro Suite DCP-185C

Program executable:Brinstck.exe
Name:Brother MFL Pro Suite
Installation Diagnostics for Brother MFL Pro
Path:C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfl08x\Brinstck.exe
Additional files:
  • BrIctEng.dll - Brother MFL-Pro Suite (Installation Diagnostics Tool (Lang Resource))
  • BrIctGer.dll
  • Brinstck.exe - Brother MFL Pro Suite (Installation Diagnostics for Brother MFL Pro)
  • BrScdSti.dll - Scanner Diagnostic (STI Device Diagnostic)
  • BrScdWia.dll - WIA Device Diagnostic
  • BrScUtil.exe - Scanner Utility (BrScUtil)
  • BrMfNt.dll - Brother BrMfNt (BrMfNt)
  • BrStDvPt.exe - SetDriverPort
  • BrRemPnP.dll - BrRemPnP (Device Driver Uninstall Tool)
  • BrRemPnP.exe
  • BrmfPrint.dll - BrmfPrint

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Brinstck.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{462686B3-89CF-47E3-A246-CCD1B7A83B2F}' (runs on registration).
  • BrScUtil.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E4D3841B-7081-417B-AA38-0A22A9C95A5E}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • Brinstck.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Installation Diagnostics' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfl06a\Brinstck.exe" /I DCP-330C USB.
  • BrStDvPt.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SetDefPrt' which loads as C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfl06a\BrStDvPt.exe.

How do I remove Brother MFL-Pro Suite DCP-185C?

Quickly and completely remove Brother MFL-Pro Suite DCP-185C 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 MFL-Pro Suite DCP-185C 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 MFL-Pro Suite DCP-185C, 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 MFL-Pro Suite DCP-185C.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win Vista (SP2) 5%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows 8 23.81%
Windows XP 14.29%
Windows Vista 4.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.10%
Windows 8.1 19.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.29%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.76%
Windows 7 Professional 4.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.54% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 61.54%
  United States 19.23%
  Australia 7.69%
  Philippines 7.69%
  Singapore 3.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 30.77%
Hewlett-Packard 30.77%
Medion 23.08%
Dell 15.38%
Common models
MEDION MS-7797 6.67%
MEDION D3F3-EM 6.67%
Hewlett-Packard G5313de 6.67%
Hewlett-Packard 500-207eg 6.67%
MEDION MS-7848 6.67%

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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