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Brother HL-3070CW

What is Brother HL-3070CW?

This is the software that allows your computer to recognize and print to the Brother 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.


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 brdefprn.exe. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 3.06 MB (3,207,981 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.brother.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Brother\BRHL3070
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: 3.06 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Brother HL-3070CW

Program executable:brdefprn.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Brother\BRHL3070\brdefprn.exe
Additional files:
  • BRUNINST.dll - Brother MFL Pro (bruninst)
  • ArSetup.exe - I&D ARSetup (ARSetup)
  • bpdunins.dll - bpdunins (uninstaller)
  • PPDREG.exe - ppdreg (Registration software for BR-Script PPD file)
  • ppdreg64.exe
  • BrPnpU32.exe
  • BrPnpU64.exe
  • Chkadbr.exe
  • LN3070CW.exe
  • User's Guide.exe
  • WEBLINK.exe

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\BRHL5340\Brdefprn.exe -d.

How do I remove Brother HL-3070CW?

Quickly and completely remove Brother HL-3070CW 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-3070CW 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-3070CW, 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-3070CW.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.82%
Windows 8 15.47%
Windows XP 7.18%
Windows Vista 5.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.66%
Windows 7 Professional 18.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.61%
Windows 8.1 8.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.26%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.91%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.52%
  France 6.15%
  Germany 6.15%
  Canada 3.69%
  Belgium 2.46%
  Norway 2.05%
  Australia 1.64%
  New Zealand 1.64%
  Austria 1.23%
  DK 1.23%
  United Kingdom 1.23%
  Chile 0.82%
  Switzerland 0.82%
  Sweden 0.82%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.03%
Hewlett-Packard 18.10%
Acer 15.52%
ASUS 13.79%
Samsung 4.31%
Medion 3.45%
American Megatrends 3.45%
Apple 1.72%
Lenovo 1.72%
Sony 1.72%
Toshiba 1.72%
Common models
ASUS All Series 2.83%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 2.83%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.83%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 1.89%
Dell OptiPlex 990 1.89%
Unknow Unknow 1.89%

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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