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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)
< 67.30 days
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Average installed length: 363.64 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?

Quickly and completely remove Brother HL-2030 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, 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: 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: 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) 64%
Win XP 1%
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 67.18%
Windows XP 20.42%
Windows Vista 6.49%
Windows 8 5.92%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.65%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.23%
Windows 7 Professional 17.53%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.33%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.97%
Windows 10 Home 1.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.94% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 38.94%
  France 8.61%
  Italy 7.63%
  Netherlands 5.68%
  Belgium 4.50%
  Sweden 4.50%
  Austria 4.31%
  Canada 3.33%
  United Kingdom 3.33%
  Israel 2.54%
  Spain 2.35%
  United States 1.76%
  Switzerland 1.76%
  Finland 1.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 17.62%
Hewlett-Packard 13.52%
Dell 13.11%
ASUS 11.89%
Medion 11.89%
American Megatrends 6.56%
Intel 5.33%
Toshiba 4.10%
Sahara 2.46%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.49%
Acer TravelMate 7730 3.21%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.56%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 2.56%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.56%
MEDIONPC MS-7707 2.56%

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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