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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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What is MFC-5490CN?

The MFC-5490CN driver package contains the required software for connecting the Brother monochrome laser printer to the user's PC. In addition to the driver, the package contains setup and management utilities used to administer functions of the printer and connection as well as the printer's firmware.


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 setup package generally installs about 22 files.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfl08d
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{F5294001-AACD-4DD4-B228-CE44AD4C0F87}\Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 UNINSTALL Reg=BH9_C4
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by MFC-5490CN

  • 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))
  • 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-5490CN?

Quickly and completely remove MFC-5490CN 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-5490CN 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-5490CN, 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-5490CN.

Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%
Windows 7 (SP1)
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

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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