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What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,757
United States Rank #20,417
Reach 0.0068%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.44 days
514.56 days >
Average installed length: 270.36 days


VersionDistribution 1.05% 3.16% 20.00% 8.42% 10.53% 10.53% 35.79% 9.47%
1.00 1.05%

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MFL-Pro Suite

What is MFL-Pro Suite?  (from Brother Industries)

The MFL-Pro Suite software is a software program designed to give the greatest flexibility, functionality and enjoyment from your Brother machine. This program is included on the product CD-ROM and it is installed during the initial setup.


MFL-Pro Suite is a program developed by Brother Industries. 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 35 files and is usually about 12.05 MB (12,633,298 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 54% of users of MFL-Pro Suite come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

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 -l0x0007 UNINSTALL Reg=MINI3e
Estimated size: 12.05 MB
Language: German

Program filesFiles installed by MFL-Pro Suite

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

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

5 Scheduled Tasks
  • Brinstck.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{462686B3-89CF-47E3-A246-CCD1B7A83B2F}' (runs on registration).
  • brmfrmss.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{72ED94E6-7D0E-4221-A099-B68C48BF4CAC}' (runs on registration).
  • FAXRX.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D6A4FA8A-EF7F-4E76-BD2C-44E4BAADCFBC}' (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
  • FAXRX.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Programas\Brother\Brmfl08j\FAXRX.exe'.

How do I remove MFL-Pro Suite?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 83%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 89.47%
Windows 8 8.42%
Windows XP 1.05%
Windows Vista 1.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.42%
Windows 7 Professional 27.37%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.63%
Windows 8.1 3.16%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.16%
Windows 10 Home 2.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.60%
  Germany 11.20%
  Canada 4.80%
  DZ 4.00%
  Australia 4.00%
  Israel 3.20%
  United Kingdom 3.20%
  Brazil 2.40%
  New Zealand 2.40%
  Italy 1.60%
  Belgium 0.80%
  Netherlands 0.80%
  AG 0.80%
  Saudi Arabia 0.80%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.97%
Dell 19.35%
Acer 19.35%
Toshiba 12.90%
ASUS 6.45%
Lenovo 4.84%
Sony 3.23%
Medion 3.23%
MSI 1.61%
Intel 1.61%
Gateway 1.61%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.70%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 3.70%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.47%
MSI MS-7845 1.23%

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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