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Should I remove Brother MFL-Pro Suite FAX-2840?

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Brother MFL-Pro Suite FAX-2840

What is Brother MFL-Pro Suite FAX-2840?

This is the software that allows a Windows PC to recognize and print to the Brother 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.


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 setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 3.57 MB (3,747,013 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfl11i
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{9997A5BE-04DF-4EDA-A407-4B36A23306FB}\Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 UNINSTALL Reg=BLL-SF
Estimated size: 3.57 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Brother MFL-Pro Suite FAX-2840

  • brmfrsif.dll - brmfrsif Dynamic Link Library (brmfrsif DLL)
  • brmfrmss.exe - Remote Setup Application (Brother remote setup application)
  • BrIctEng.dll - Brother MFL-Pro Suite (Installation Diagnostics Tool (Lang Resource))
  • Brinstck.exe - Brother MFL Pro Suite (Installation Diagnostics for Brother MFL Pro)
  • BrScdSti.dll - Scanner Diagnostic (STI Device Diagnostic)
  • BrScdWia.dll - WIA Device Diagnostic
  • BRCrypt.dll - Cryptograph DLL
  • BrMfNt.dll - Brother BrMfNt (BrMfNt)
  • BrStDvPt.exe - SetDriverPort
  • brmfrsdg.dll - Remote Setup (brmfrsdg Remote Setup Resource DLL)
  • BrMuSNMP.dll - BrMuSNMP
  • BrRemPnP.dll - BrRemPnP (Device Driver Uninstall Tool)
  • BrRemPnP.exe
  • NSSearch.dll - brother NSSearch (NSSearch)
  • BrmfPrint.dll - BrmfPrint

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • brmfrmss.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F8EDE7DD-8D7E-4941-879A-D33496F2D855}' (runs on registration).
  • Brinstck.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{30771AA6-4326-45ED-80E6-1DFEF83B2329}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Brother MFL-Pro Suite FAX-2840?

Quickly and completely remove Brother MFL-Pro Suite FAX-2840 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 FAX-2840 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 FAX-2840, 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 FAX-2840.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 8 33%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 8 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 33.33%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 94.12%
  New Zealand 5.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
Toshiba 33.33%
Sony 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite U840 16.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 16.67%
Sony VPCF126FM 16.67%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 16.67%
Dell OptiPlex 3010 16.67%
Dell Inspiron 3847 16.67%

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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