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Should I remove Brother MFL-Pro Suite DCP-8157DN?

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7% remove it93% keep it
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VersionDistribution 87.50% 12.50%

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Brother MFL-Pro Suite DCP-8157DN

What is Brother MFL-Pro Suite DCP-8157DN?

This is the software that allows a Windows PC to recognize and print to the Brother DCP-8157DN multi-function device. The MFC Software Suite includes various software including the core printer and scanner drivers, the Control Center as well as an OCR application for converting an image into text and it is integrated into PaperPort. It also includes a document management application for viewing scanned documents and various True Type fonts.

About  (from Brother Industries)

The Multi-Function Link Pro (MFL Pro) Suite and the MFC Software Suite are software programs designed to give the greatest flexibility, functionality and enjoyment from your Brother machine. These programs are included on the product CD-ROM and they are installed during the initial setup. MFL Pro Suite/ MFC Software S...  Read more


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 18.14 MB (19,021,567 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.brother.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfl11e
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{37372D85-4945-4B6B-AC87-7BC5D1AB9F5C}\Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0416 UNINSTALL Reg=BL-FB
Estimated size: 18.14 MB
Language: Portuguese (Brazil)

Program filesFiles installed by Brother MFL-Pro Suite DCP-8157DN

  • BrIctEng.dll - Brother MFL-Pro Suite (Installation Diagnostics Tool (Lang Resource))
  • BrIctPtb.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
  • BrScUtil.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{46D1E52C-E5C5-45A4-B86A-58C1F420D3C0}' (runs on registration).
  • Brinstck.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{30771AA6-4326-45ED-80E6-1DFEF83B2329}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • BrScUtil.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfl10f\BrScUtil.exe'.

How do I remove Brother MFL-Pro Suite DCP-8157DN?

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Or, you can uninstall Brother MFL-Pro Suite DCP-8157DN 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-8157DN, 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-8157DN.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win 8 8%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 79.17%
Windows XP 12.50%
Windows 8 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 37.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 37.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.50%
Windows 7 Starter 4.17%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.17%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 4.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.76% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 82.76%
  United States 17.24%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 29.41%
Lenovo 17.65%
Hewlett-Packard 11.76%
Sony 5.88%
Dell 5.88%
American Megatrends 5.88%
ASUS 5.88%
Common models
Sony VPCEH10EB 5.88%
Semp Toshiba IS 1412 5.88%
PositivoPIG41BO 5.88%
PositivoECIG41BS 5.88%
LENOVO 80GA 5.88%

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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