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Should I remove Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-8220?

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8% remove it92% keep it
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VersionDistribution 57.14% 42.86%

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Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-8220

What is Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-8220?

This is the software that allows a computer 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.


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 16 files and is usually about 5.25 MB (5,503,578 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.brother.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfl03b
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{34E9641A-7DB3-4F08-961E-5069F533A0C1}\Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 UNINSTALL Reg=ZL2MFC
Estimated size: 5.25 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-8220

  • 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)
  • brmfrmss.exe - Remote Setup Application (Brother remote setup application)
  • AddrBook.exe - Brother Address Book
  • BrScUtil.exe - Scanner Utility (BrScUtil)
  • BrStDvPt.exe - SetDriverPort
  • FAXRX.exe - Brother FAXRX (PC-FAX Receive)
  • brmfrsdg.dll - Remote Setup (brmfrsdg Remote Setup Resource DLL)
  • BrRemPnP.dll - BrRemPnP (Device Driver Uninstall Tool)
  • BrRemPnP.exe
  • frxlang.dll - Brother frxlang (frxlang)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Scheduled Tasks
  • brmfrmss.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{72ED94E6-7D0E-4221-A099-B68C48BF4CAC}' (runs on registration).
  • FAXRX.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D6A4FA8A-EF7F-4E76-BD2C-44E4BAADCFBC}' (runs on registration).
  • BrScUtil.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E4D3841B-7081-417B-AA38-0A22A9C95A5E}' (runs on registration).
  • PCfxSet.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{08A32120-18E8-4E17-8D92-F5DD651394CF}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • 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-8220?

Quickly and completely remove Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-8220 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 MFC-8220 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-8220, 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-8220.

Win 7 (SP1) 83%
Win 7 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.71%
Windows 8 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 54.55%
Windows 7 Professional 24.24%
Windows 8.1 9.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.06%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise Pr... 3.03%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.54% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 86.54%
  Germany 7.69%
  Canada 1.92%
  ET 1.92%
  Uruguay 1.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.03%
Dell 24.14%
Toshiba 13.79%
Lenovo 13.79%
Acer 3.45%
Sony 3.45%
MSI 3.45%
Intel 3.45%
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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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