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Should I remove MFC-235C?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0007%


VersionDistribution 90.00%
1.00 10.00%

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What is MFC-235C?

The Multi-Function Link Pro (MFC-235C) 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 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 24 files and is usually about 3.68 MB (3,853,557 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.brother.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfl07a
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A3FEC306-FBFF-4B0D-95B9-F9C67C65079E}\Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 UNINSTALL Reg=MINI3e
Estimated size: 3.68 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by MFC-235C

  • BrDbgOut.dll - Brother MFC Windows Software Standard Debug Output Dll
  • 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)
  • BrIctEng.dll - Brother MFL-Pro Suite (Installation Diagnostics Tool (Lang Resource))
  • BrIctGer.dll
  • BrIctSpa.dll
  • Brinstck.exe - Brother MFL Pro Suite (Installation Diagnostics for Brother MFL Pro)
  • AddrBook.exe - Brother Address Book
  • rms2csv.exe - Rms2Csv Application (Rms2Csv)
  • BrScdSti.dll - Scanner Diagnostic (STI Device Diagnostic)
  • BrScdWia.dll - WIA Device Diagnostic
  • Brstsmen.dll - Brother Brstsmen (MFL-Pro Suite)
  • Braddprt.dll - Brother MFL Pro (BRADDPRT)
  • BrScUtil.exe - Scanner Utility (BrScUtil)
  • BrMfNt.dll - Brother BrMfNt (BrMfNt)
  • BrStDvPt.exe - SetDriverPort
  • brmfrsdg.dll - Remote Setup (brmfrsdg Remote Setup Resource DLL)
  • BrRemPnP.exe - BrRemPnP (Device Driver Uninstall Tool)
  • BrmfPrint.dll - BrmfPrint
  • Pdrvinst.dll - installer (printer driver installer)
  • BrRemPnP.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • Brinstck.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{462686B3-89CF-47E3-A246-CCD1B7A83B2F}' (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
  • rms2csv.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfl07a\rms2csv.exe'.

How do I remove MFC-235C?

Quickly and completely remove MFC-235C from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall MFC-235C 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 MFC-235C, 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 MFC-235C.

Win 7 (SP1) 90%
Win 8 10%
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 7 90.00%
Windows 8 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows 7 Professional 40.00%
Windows 8 Pro 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.33% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 53.33%
  United States 33.33%
  Australia 6.67%
  Spain 6.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 20.00%
Sony 20.00%
Medion 20.00%
Acer 20.00%
Common models
ASUSTeK V-P8H77E 28.57%
TOSHIBA Satellite L550 14.29%
Acer Aspire T180 14.29%
Sony VGN-FW11M 14.29%
MEDION P961x 14.29%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 14.29%

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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