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Should I remove Brother Driver Deployment Wizard?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,708
United States Rank #4,884
Reach 0.0836%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.76 days
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Average installed length: 414.76 days


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Brother Driver Deployment Wizard

What is Brother Driver Deployment Wizard?

By using this software, you can make the Brother network connected or locally connected printer driver installation easily and automatically. If you install the Driver Deployment Wizard and specify the appropriate printer driver along with the connection method (either a local connection or a network connection), the necessary files can be installed directly to your Windows PC.


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 BRINSDRV.EXE. The software installer includes 99 files and is usually about 24.81 MB (26,011,729 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.brother.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Brother\Driver Deployment Wizard
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Informat
Estimated size: 24.81 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Brother Driver Deployment Wizard

Program executable:BRINSDRV.EXE
Path:C:\Program Files\Brother\Driver Deployment Wizard\BRINSDRV.EXE
Additional files:
  • BrAdmSet.dll - Brother Admin Setting Dynamic Link Library (BrAdmSet DLL)
  • BrRemPnP.dll - BrRemPnP (Device Driver Uninstall Tool)
  • brinetdl.dll - brother brinetdl (brinetdl)
  • Pdrvinst.dll - installer (printer driver installer)
  • pdwizard.exe - Installer (installation progaram)
  • PTINSNT2.DLL - Port monitor Installer
  • brdefprn.exe
  • brother.exe
  • printer64.exe
  • Ptins95.dll
  • PtinsNT.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • brdefprn.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Brdefprn' which loads as C:\Program Files\Brother\BRHL4070\Brdefprn.exe -d.

How do I remove Brother Driver Deployment Wizard?

You can uninstall Brother Driver Deployment Wizard 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Brother Driver Deployment Wizard, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Brother Driver Deployment Wizard.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.36%
Windows 10 25.08%
Windows Vista 6.62%
Windows XP 5.71%
Windows Server 2003 0.24%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.21%
Windows 7 Professional 16.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.95%
Windows 10 Home 8.75%
Windows 8.1 5.99%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.16% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.16%
  Germany 16.22%
  Canada 4.21%
  Australia 3.25%
  United Kingdom 2.63%
  France 2.49%
  Netherlands 2.44%
  Italy 1.34%
  Spain 1.29%
  Belgium 1.20%
  Poland 0.91%
  Switzerland 0.81%
  Austria 0.81%
  Brazil 0.77%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.89%
Dell 21.66%
Acer 16.54%
ASUS 8.64%
Toshiba 7.36%
Medion 4.27%
Intel 2.56%
Samsung 2.03%
Lenovo 1.71%
American Megatrends 0.85%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.40%
ASUS All Series 5.87%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.53%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.93%
Dell XPS 8300 2.67%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.40%

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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