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Versions

VersionDistribution
1.1.5.0 50.00%
1.0.0.0 50.00%

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MFC-490CW

What is MFC-490CW?

This is the software driver and additional utilities required for managing and connecting the MFC-490CW device to the PC. Uninstalling this driver may cause the hardware to stop functioning properly (only remove this package if you no longer have the MFC-490CW device connected to your PC).

Overview

The most used version is 1.1.5.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this 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 23 files.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfl08b
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{D9461574-5FC0-4641-BBDC-D1038B196F55}\Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 UNINSTALL Reg=BH9_C2
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by MFC-490CW

  • 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 Setup Application (Brother PC-FAX Setup)
  • 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
  • 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
  • brmfrsdg.dll - Remote Setup (brmfrsdg Remote Setup Resource DLL)
  • BrRemPnP.exe - BrRemPnP (Device Driver Uninstall Tool)
  • brrunpp.dll
  • frxlang.dll - Brother frxlang (frxlang)
  • BrmfPrint.dll - BrmfPrint
  • cvtifmax.exe (by ScanSoft) - PaperPort (TIFF To Max Convert)
  • BrRemPnP.dll
  • FAXRX.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • FAXRX.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfl08g\FAXRX.exe'.
  • BrScUtil.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfl08h\BrScUtil.exe'.

How do I remove MFC-490CW?

Quickly and completely remove MFC-490CW 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-490CW 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-490CW, 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-490CW.

OS VERSIONS
Win Vista (SP2) 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
 
COUNTRY POPULARITY
80.00%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 50.00%
Windows 7 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  Germany 20.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
ASUS 50.00%

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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