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Should I remove Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-8950DW?

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Global Rank #29,380
United States Rank #21,549
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VersionDistribution
2.0.1.0 66.67%
1.0.8.0 2.56%
1.0.7.0 2.56%
1.0.6.0 28.21%

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Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-8950DW

What is Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-8950DW?

Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-8950DW package contains software for the Brother device used to manage and connect the unit to a user's PC. The MFL-Pro Suite contains the required printer driver, scanner driver, PC-Fax software, remote setup utilities, the Brother Control Center and various optional programs including ScanSoft PaperPort (a document management application for viewing scanned documents), FaceFilter Studio and Presto PageManager (a document management application for viewing scanned documents and an OCR application).

About  (from Brother Industries)

The MFL-Pro Suite software is a software program designed to give the greatest flexibility, functionality and enjoyment from your Brother machine. This program is included on the product CD-ROM and it is installed during the initial setup.

Overview

The most used version is 2.0.1.0, 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 26 files and is usually about 32.1 MB (33,655,788 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 -l0x0009 UNINSTALL Reg=BL-FB
Estimated size: 32.1 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-8950DW

  • brmfrsif.dll - brmfrsif Dynamic Link Library (brmfrsif DLL)
  • brmfrmss.exe - Remote Setup Application (Brother remote setup application)
  • BrIctDut.dll - Brother MFL-Pro Suite (Installation Diagnostics Tool (Lang Resource))
  • BrIctEng.dll
  • BrIctFrc.dll
  • BrIctGer.dll
  • BrIctIta.dll
  • BrIctPol.dll
  • BrIctRus.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
  • BrImgPDF.dll - Brother BrImgPDF (BrImgPDF)
  • BRCrypt.dll - Cryptograph DLL
  • 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)
  • BrMuSNMP.dll - BrMuSNMP
  • BrRemPnP.dll - BrRemPnP (Device Driver Uninstall Tool)
  • BrRemPnP.exe
  • brrunpp.dll
  • NSSearch.dll - brother NSSearch (NSSearch)
  • BrmfPrint.dll - BrmfPrint
  • cvtifmax.exe (by ScanSoft) - PaperPort (TIFF To Max Convert)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • BrScUtil.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{46D1E52C-E5C5-45A4-B86A-58C1F420D3C0}' (runs on registration).
  • 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).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • FAXRX.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfl11e\FAXRX.exe'.
  • BrScUtil.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfl10f\BrScUtil.exe'.

How do I remove Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-8950DW?

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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.
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    • 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-8950DW.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 74%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#29,380

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.36%
Windows 8 23.08%
Windows Vista 2.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 39.74%
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.36%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.97%
Windows 8.1 7.69%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.13%
Windows 8 Pro 3.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.00%
  Canada 8.00%
  Australia 7.00%
  Italy 7.00%
  Belgium 5.00%
  Germany 3.00%
  Israel 2.00%
  France 1.00%
  Costa Rica 1.00%
  Switzerland 1.00%
  Russia 1.00%
  Romania 1.00%
  Netherlands 1.00%
  Poland 1.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 36.23%
Hewlett-Packard 18.84%
ASUS 13.04%
Acer 8.70%
Toshiba 7.25%
GIGABYTE 5.80%
Lenovo 5.80%
Sony 4.35%
Common models
Dell XPS 8300 5.56%
Dell XPS 8700 4.17%
LENOVO 1562CTO 2.78%
TOSHIBA Satellite S855 2.78%
Dell Latitude E6530 2.78%
ASUSTeK ET2700I 2.78%

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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