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Should I remove Brother HL-5250DN?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,599
United States Rank #10,170
Reach 0.0174%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 483.15 days
1240.31 days >
Average installed length: 651.69 days


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Brother HL-5250DN

What is Brother HL-5250DN?

This is the software that allows your computer to recognize and print to Brother HL-5250DN 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 LN5250DN.exe. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 9.7 MB (10,174,901 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.brother.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Brother\BRHL5250
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{C
Estimated size: 9.7 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Brother HL-5250DN

Program executable:LN5250DN.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Brother\BRHL5250\LN5250DN.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
  • LN5250DN.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\BRHL4070\Brdefprn.exe -d.

How do I remove Brother HL-5250DN?

You can uninstall Brother HL-5250DN 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-5250DN, 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-5250DN.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win Server 2003 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.47%
Windows XP 15.74%
Windows 10 11.95%
Windows Vista 5.54%
Windows Server 2003 0.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.79%
Windows 7 Professional 21.24%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.34%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.39%
Windows 10 Pro 4.42%
Windows 10 Home 3.54%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.34% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 72.34%
  Germany 5.74%
  Canada 2.46%
  France 2.46%
  Japan 2.05%
  United Kingdom 1.64%
  Belgium 1.02%
  Spain 1.02%
  Iran 1.02%
  BG 0.82%
  Switzerland 0.82%
  Poland 0.82%
  Brazil 0.61%
  Italy 0.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 36.73%
Hewlett-Packard 25.51%
Acer 9.18%
ASUS 5.61%
Intel 4.59%
Toshiba 4.08%
American Megatrends 3.06%
Lenovo 1.02%
Samsung 1.02%
Sony 1.02%
Common models
Dell XPS 8700 3.94%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.15%
Hewlett-Packard p6610f 3.15%
Gigabyte M68MT-S2 2.36%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.36%
ASUS All Series 1.57%

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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