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Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-5460CN MFC-5860CN

What is Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-5460CN MFC-5860CN?

The Multi-Function Link Pro (MFC-5460CN and MFC-5860CN) 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 Suite includes the printer driver, scanner driver, Brother Control Center and ScanSoft with OCR.

Overview

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 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 21 files and is usually about 12 MB (12,585,624 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfl06a
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{7E48AFD3-F28A-4E54-99A8-9F3A4A27DBC4}\Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 UNINSTALL Reg=BH7 -r
Estimated size: 12 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-5460CN MFC-5860CN

  • pcfxcom.dll - Brother PC-FAX Data Manager Dynamic Link Library (Brother PC-FAX Data Manager)
  • PCfxDial.exe - Brother PC-FAX Dial Dialog Application (Brother PC-FAX Dial Dialog)
  • PCfxSet.exe - Brother PC-FAX Set Application (Brother PC-FAX Set)
  • brmfrsif.dll - brmfrsif Dynamic Link Library (brmfrsif DLL)
  • BrIctEng.dll - Brother MFL-Pro Suite (Installation Diagnostics Tool (Lang Resource))
  • Brinstck.exe - Brother MFL Pro Suite (Installation Diagnostics for Brother MFL Pro)
  • AddrBook.exe - Brother Address Book
  • brmfrmss.exe - Remote Application (Brother remote application)
  • 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
  • FAXRX.exe - Brother FAXRX (PC-FAX Receive)
  • brmfrsdg.dll - Remote Setup (brmfrsdg Remote Setup Resource DLL)
  • BrRemPnP.exe - BrRemPnP (Device Driver Uninstall Tool)
  • brrunpp.dll
  • frxlang.dll - Brother frxlang (frxlang)
  • BrmfPrint.dll - BrmfPrint
  • cvtifmax.exe (by ScanSoft) - PaperPort (TIFF To Max Convert)
  • BrRemPnP.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

5 Scheduled Tasks
  • Brinstck.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D51B3906-2CB2-4044-908C-52397665C52A}' (runs on registration).
  • BrScUtil.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E4D3841B-7081-417B-AA38-0A22A9C95A5E}' (runs on registration).
  • FAXRX.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C5986E61-6603-4F0A-B2BD-52DFC2425ABF}' (runs on registration).
  • PCfxSet.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{08A32120-18E8-4E17-8D92-F5DD651394CF}' (runs on registration).
  • brmfrmss.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6E75E74B-071A-46E0-A0B9-609CB1694CAE}' (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.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • FAXRX.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Programas\Brother\Brmfl08j\FAXRX.exe'.

How do I remove Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-5460CN MFC-5860CN?

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Or, you can uninstall Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-5460CN MFC-5860CN 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 MFC-5460CN MFC-5860CN, 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 MFC-5460CN MFC-5860CN.

HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

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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