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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #35,565
United States Rank #20,548
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2.0.6 38.00%
2.0.5 26.00% 22.00% 14.00%

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Button Manager V2


Button Manager V2 is a program developed by Brother Industries. The most used version is 2.0.6, 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. The main program executable is buttonmanager.exe. The software installer includes 25 files and is usually about 106.33 MB (111,498,673 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 86% of users of Button Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.brother.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Brother\Button Manager\
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B2B610F3-DC58-
Estimated size: 106.33 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Button Manager V2

Program executable:buttonmanager.exe
Name:Button Manager V2
Path:C:\Program Files\brother\button manager\buttonmanager.exe
Additional files:
  • gkernel.dll - gkernel Dynamic Link Library (gkernel DLL)
  • gparser.dll - gparser Dynamic Link Library (gparser DLL)
  • gfile.dll - gfile Dynamic Link Library (gfile DLL)
  • gscan.dll - gscan Dynamic Link Library (gscan DLL)
  • gip.dll - gip Dynamic Link Library (gip DLL)
  • OPCLIB.dll
  • Report.dll
  • restisvc.dll
  • ControlSTI.exe (by Avision) - Button Manager V2
  • ProcessPI.exe (by Avision) - Button Manager 2
  • moon.exe - BM2 - moon (Polling Scanner Button.)
  • AV2PDF.dll - AV2PDF (AV2PDF (Unicode))

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • moon.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Button Manager moon' which loads as C:\Program Files\Brother\Button Manager\moon.exe.

How do I remove Button Manager?

Quickly and completely remove Button Manager V2 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Button Manager 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 Button Manager V2, 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 Button Manager.

Win 8 54%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 54.00%
Windows 7 42.00%
Windows XP 2.00%
Windows Vista 2.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 36.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.00%
Windows 7 Professional 14.00%
Windows 10 Pro 8.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.00%
Windows 10 Home 2.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.90% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 85.90%
  France 2.56%
  Australia 1.28%
  Mexico 1.28%
  Austria 1.28%
  Portugal 1.28%
  Japan 1.28%
  Philippines 1.28%
  Spain 1.28%
  Canada 1.28%
  Guatemala 1.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Acer 15.91%
Lenovo 13.64%
ASUS 9.09%
Toshiba 4.55%
Sony 2.27%
Medion 2.27%
Common models
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.35%
Dell Inspiron 660 4.35%
BIOSTAR Group TH67+ 2.17%
ASUSTeK N550JA 2.17%
Sony SVE14A27CXH 2.17%
Gateway DX4860 2.17%

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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