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Should I remove Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-J435W?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,795
United States Rank #6,068
Reach 0.0321%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 48.50 days
427.52 days >
Average installed length: 224.63 days


VersionDistribution 50.00% 32.44% 17.56%

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Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-J435W

What is Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-J435W?

The Multi-Function Link Pro (MFC-J435W) 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.


The most common release is, 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 primary executable is named BrScUtil.exe. The setup package generally installs about 16 files and is usually about 26.94 MB (28,250,644 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.brother-usa.com/downloads
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfl11a
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A1B36B88-AF90-43A3-8906-6DBEE89B4FBD}\Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 UNINSTALL Reg=BHmini
Estimated size: 26.94 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-J435W

Program executable:BrScUtil.exe
Name:Scanner Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfl11a\BrScUtil.exe
Additional files:
  • pcfxcom.dll - PC-FAX Data Manager Dynamic Link Library (PC-FAX Data Manager)
  • PCfxDial.exe - PC-FAX Dial Dialog Application (PC-FAX Dial Dialog)
  • PCfxSet.exe - PC-FAX Setup Application (PC-FAX Setup)
  • BrIctEng.dll - Brother MFL-Pro Suite (Installation Diagnostics Tool (Lang Resource))
  • BrIctFrc.dll
  • BrIctSpa.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
  • BrRemPnP.dll - BrRemPnP (Device Driver Uninstall Tool)
  • BrRemPnP.exe
  • BrmfPrint.dll - BrmfPrint

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • BrScUtil.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{46D1E52C-E5C5-45A4-B86A-58C1F420D3C0}' (runs on registration).
  • Brinstck.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{ABDEF69D-B0EA-4883-B774-88A26B64F4AD}' (runs on registration).
  • AddrBook.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{41FCA230-92BD-487F-9D83-62CCFD236BA1}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • 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-J435W?

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Or, you can uninstall Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-J435W 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-J435W, 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-J435W.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.67%
Windows 8 25.11%
Windows Vista 6.22%
Windows XP 6.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.11%
Windows 8.1 11.91%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.52%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.39%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.94%
Windows 7 Professional 4.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.51% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 86.51%
  Canada 12.34%
  Mexico 0.43%
  PR 0.29%
  Korea 0.14%
  Pakistan 0.14%
  Hungary 0.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.61%
Dell 23.91%
Toshiba 15.22%
Acer 11.18%
ASUS 6.52%
Lenovo 4.35%
Samsung 2.48%
Gateway 0.93%
Intel 0.93%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.74%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.74%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.21%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 2.63%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.11%
Dell Inspiron 620 2.11%

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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