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Should I remove Brother HL-2030?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 327.70 days


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Brother HL-2030

What is Brother HL-2030?

This is the software that allows your computer to recognize and print to the Brother HL-2030 monochrome laser printer. It includes various software including the core printer driver, the Brother Control Center as well as a document management application for viewing scanned documents.


During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named BrPnpU32.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 3.11 MB (3,263,417 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.brother.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Brother\BRHL2030
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{4
Estimated size: 3.11 MB
Language: German

Program filesFiles installed by Brother HL-2030

Program executable:BrPnpU32.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Brother\BRHL2030\BrPnpU32.exe
Additional files:
  • BRUNINST.dll - Brother MFL Pro (bruninst)
  • ArSetup.exe - I&D ARSetup (ARSetup)
  • bpdunins.dll - bpdunins (uninstaller)
  • brdefprn.exe
  • BrPnpU32.exe
  • BrPnpU64.exe
  • LN2030.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Startup Files (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.
  • ArSetup.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'BrInst ARSetup' which loads as C:\Program Files\Brother\BRHL2040\ArSetup.exe -p "C:\Program Files\Brother\BRHL2040\Ar510enu.exe" -l 0.

How do I remove Brother HL-2030?

You can uninstall Brother HL-2030 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 HL-2030, 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 HL-2030.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.67%
Windows XP 18.80%
Windows 10 10.21%
Windows Vista 6.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.62%
Microsoft Windows XP 19.02%
Windows 7 Professional 18.36%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.97%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.57%
Windows 10 Home 4.59%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.90% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 34.90%
  Italy 8.77%
  France 8.60%
  United States 7.95%
  Netherlands 5.03%
  Sweden 4.06%
  Austria 3.73%
  Belgium 3.57%
  United Kingdom 3.57%
  Canada 3.08%
  Israel 2.44%
  Spain 2.27%
  Switzerland 1.79%
  DK 1.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 18.31%
Hewlett-Packard 17.25%
Dell 13.38%
ASUS 11.97%
Medion 11.62%
American Megatrends 5.63%
Intel 5.63%
Sahara 2.82%
Toshiba 1.41%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.68%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.55%
Acer TravelMate 7730 2.84%
ASUSTeK K52F 2.27%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 2.27%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.27%

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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