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Should I remove Brother MFL-Pro Suite DCP-6690CW?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #24,335
United States Rank #48,841
Reach 0.0076%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 201.40 days
722.69 days >
Average installed length: 379.72 days


VersionDistribution 18.49% 15.75% 3.42% 62.33%

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Brother MFL-Pro Suite DCP-6690CW

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What is Brother MFL-Pro Suite DCP-6690CW?

This is the software that allows a Windows PC to recognize and print to the DCP-6690CW multi-function device. The MFC Software Suite includes various software including the core printer and scanner drivers, the Control Center as well as an OCR application for converting an image into text and it is integrated into PaperPort. It also includes a document management application for viewing scanned documents and various True Type fonts.

About  (from Brother Industries)

The MFL-Pro Suite software is a software program designed to give the greatest flexibility, functionality and enjoyment from your Brother machine. This program is included on the product CD-ROM and it is installed during the initial setup.


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The setup package generally installs about 20 files and is usually about 1.61 MB (1,690,869 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.brother.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfl08y
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{20E970DF-A7B2-4345-9DEB-72213A29645E}\Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0007 UNINSTALL Reg=BH9_A3
Estimated size: 1.61 MB
Language: German

Program filesFiles installed by Brother MFL-Pro Suite DCP-6690CW

  • BrIctDan.dll - Brother MFL-Pro Suite (Installation Diagnostics Tool (Lang Resource))
  • BrIctDut.dll
  • BrIctEng.dll
  • BrIctFin.dll
  • BrIctFre.dll
  • BrIctGer.dll
  • BrIctIta.dll
  • BrIctNor.dll
  • BrIctSpa.dll
  • BrIctSwe.dll
  • Brinstck.exe - Brother MFL Pro Suite (Installation Diagnostics for Brother MFL Pro)
  • BrScdSti.dll - Scanner Diagnostic (STI Device Diagnostic)
  • BrScdWia.dll - WIA Device Diagnostic
  • BrScUtil.exe - Scanner Utility (BrScUtil)
  • BrMfNt.dll - Brother BrMfNt (BrMfNt)
  • BrStDvPt.exe - SetDriverPort
  • BrRemPnP.dll - BrRemPnP (Device Driver Uninstall Tool)
  • BrRemPnP.exe
  • BrmfPrint.dll - BrmfPrint

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • BrScUtil.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{795E8297-1152-4777-9536-661FB0C28BFD}' (runs on registration).
  • Brinstck.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A3D845B1-2892-4C91-8EE3-80C58FAC5E0D}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • Brinstck.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Installation Diagnostics' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfl06a\Brinstck.exe" /I DCP-330C USB.
  • BrStDvPt.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SetDefPrt' which loads as C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfl06a\BrStDvPt.exe.

How do I remove Brother MFL-Pro Suite DCP-6690CW?

Quickly and completely remove Brother MFL-Pro Suite DCP-6690CW 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 MFL-Pro Suite DCP-6690CW 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 MFL-Pro Suite DCP-6690CW, 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 MFL-Pro Suite DCP-6690CW.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.53%
Windows 10 25.34%
Windows Vista 8.90%
Windows XP 8.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 26.03%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.55%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.96%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.22%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.85%
Windows 10 Pro 5.48%

Distribution by countryGeography

15.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 15.82%
  United Kingdom 13.29%
  Germany 12.03%
  Australia 11.39%
  France 6.33%
  Switzerland 4.43%
  Italy 4.43%
  DK 3.80%
  Spain 3.16%
  Belgium 1.90%
  Norway 1.90%
  Finland 1.90%
  Sweden 1.90%
  Netherlands 1.90%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.18%
Dell 18.68%
Acer 17.58%
ASUS 10.99%
American Megatrends 4.40%
Toshiba 4.40%
Intel 3.30%
Samsung 3.30%
Medion 3.30%
Sony 1.10%
Lenovo 1.10%
Common models
Acer Aspire 8943G 2.88%
ASUS All Series 2.88%
Dell Vostro 1700 1.92%
Gigabyte G41MT-S2P 1.92%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.92%
HP ProBook 6560b 1.92%

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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