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Should I remove Brother Product Research and Support Program?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
73% remove it27% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #6,791
United States Rank #4,992
Reach 0.0750%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.49 days
633.84 days >
Average installed length: 333.03 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.1.2.0001 0.29%
2.1.1.0002 3.80%
2.1.0.0000 74.33%
2.0.0.0000 20.72%
1.01.0002 0.67%
1.01.0000 0.10%
1.00.0000 0.10%

Other programs by Brother Industries

Brother Product Research and Support Program

What is Brother Product Research and Support Program?  (from Brother Industries)

This application allows the Brother machine to transmit anonymous information on how you use your Brother equipment. Brother values your privacy, and your Personal information will not be sent nor shared in any way. By installing a small application, you are agreeing to participate in the BPRSP. We would like to invite...  Read more

Overview

Brother Product Research and Support Program is a program developed by Brother Industries. The most used version is 2.1.0.0000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is diagtool.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 38 files and is usually about 1.65 MB (1,725,187 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 60% of users of Brother Product Research and Support Program come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.brother.com/product/productresearch/usa
Help link: www.brother.co.jp
Installation folder: C:\Brother\BPRSP\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{8040527F-DD74-4B45-8A06-C4BF145B6C76}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.65 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Brother Product Research and Support Program

Program executable:diagtool.exe
Path:C:\Brother\BPRSP\diagtool.exe
MD5:fe5e646349824bb680c84250819b6f5c
Additional files:
  • BrDbgOut.dll - Brother MFC Windows Software Standard Debug Output Dll
  • brlm03a.dll - Brother Industries, Ltd brlm03a (brlm03a)
  • brif03a.dll - brother Industries Ltd brif03a (brif03a)
  • brlmw03a.dll - Brother MFL-Pro (Wraper DLL for brlm03a(NT/2K/XP) / brif03a(9x))
  • BrPdrMai.exe - Brother PrinterDataRoute Main ( Java APLI I/F )
  • BrPdrPar.dll - Brother Printer Data Route - Par DLL
  • BrPdrRsm.dll - Brother Printer Data Route - Rsm DLL
  • BrPdrUSB.dll - Brother Printer Data Route - USB DLL
  • setupwiz.exe

How do I remove Brother Product Research and Support Program?

Quickly and completely remove Brother Product Research and Support Program 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 Product Research and Support Program 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 Product Research and Support Program, 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 Product Research and Support Program.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win XP 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 73%
Keep it 27%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#6,791

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.46%
Windows 8 37.86%
Windows Vista 4.84%
Windows XP 2.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.29%
Windows 8.1 14.04%
Windows 7 Professional 10.60%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.97%
Windows 10 Home 6.40%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.16% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.16%
  Canada 7.07%
  Germany 5.60%
  United Kingdom 3.31%
  Italy 3.17%
  Australia 3.09%
  Sweden 2.87%
  Netherlands 2.87%
  France 1.33%
  New Zealand 1.18%
  Belgium 1.10%
  DK 0.74%
  Israel 0.66%
  Japan 0.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.10%
Hewlett-Packard 25.56%
Acer 12.06%
ASUS 11.27%
GIGABYTE 6.51%
Toshiba 6.35%
Intel 3.17%
Samsung 3.17%
Lenovo 2.38%
Medion 0.79%
Sony 0.63%
Common models
ASUSTeK X550CL 6.97%
ASUS All Series 4.88%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.18%
Dell XPS 8300 2.79%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.79%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.44%

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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