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VersionDistribution 27.27% 18.18% 54.55%

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Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-8880DN


Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-8880DN is a program developed by Brother Industries. 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 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 30 files and is usually about 11.99 MB (12,568,399 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 16% of users of Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-8880DN come from Germany, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfl08i
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{004B8D14-7E3A-490A-ABB3-753535E169E3}\Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 UNINSTALL Reg=ALeFB
Estimated size: 11.99 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-8880DN

  • 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)
  • BrIctBul.dll - Brother MFL-Pro Suite (Installation Diagnostics Tool (Lang Resource))
  • BrIctDut.dll
  • BrIctEng.dll
  • BrIctFre.dll
  • BrIctGer.dll
  • BrIctIta.dll
  • BrIctNor.dll
  • BrIctPol.dll
  • BrIctRus.dll
  • BrIctSwe.dll
  • Brinstck.exe - Brother MFL Pro Suite (Installation Diagnostics for Brother MFL Pro)
  • AddrBook.exe - Brother Address Book
  • 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.dll - BrRemPnP (Device Driver Uninstall Tool)
  • BrRemPnP.exe
  • frxlang.dll - Brother frxlang (frxlang)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

5 Scheduled Tasks
  • Brinstck.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{462686B3-89CF-47E3-A246-CCD1B7A83B2F}' (runs on registration).
  • 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).
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'.

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  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-8880DN, 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-8880DN.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win 7 5%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.45%
Windows 8 29.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 38.64%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.45%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.09%
Windows 10 Home 6.82%
Windows 8.1 6.82%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

16.33% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 16.33%
  France 12.24%
  United Kingdom 10.20%
  United States 10.20%
  South Africa 6.12%
  Belgium 6.12%
  Australia 6.12%
  Russia 6.12%
  Estonia 4.08%
  Thailand 2.04%
  Norway 2.04%
  India 2.04%
  Sweden 2.04%
  New Zealand 2.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.03%
Dell 18.92%
Lenovo 13.51%
Acer 10.81%
ASUS 5.41%
Sony 5.41%
Intel 5.41%
Samsung 2.70%
Toshiba 2.70%
American Megatrends 2.70%
Common models
ASUS All Series 12.50%
LENOVO 20377 5.00%
Hewlett-Packard SG3-110FR... 2.50%
HP ProBook 4720s 2.50%
Acer Veriton M490G 2.50%
Acer Veriton L6610G 2.50%

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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