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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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VersionDistribution 18.63% 19.12% 43.63% 18.63%

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Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-290C

What is Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-290C?

This is the software that allows a Windows PC to recognize and print to the Brother 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.


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 21 files and is usually about 3.8 MB (3,982,122 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.brother.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfl08a
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{3A08B59E-A9F0-4F4D-B7E5-6875D7F13327}\Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 UNINSTALL Reg=BH9_C1
Estimated size: 3.8 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-290C

  • BrDbgOut.dll - Brother MFC Windows Software Standard Debug Output Dll
  • pcfxcom.dll - Brother PC-FAX Data Manager Dynamic Link Library (Brother PC-FAX Data Manager)
  • PCfxDial.exe - Brother PC-FAX Dial Dialog Application (Brother PC-FAX Dial Dialog)
  • PCfxSet.exe - Brother PC-FAX Setup Application (Brother PC-FAX Setup)
  • BrIctCht.dll - Brother MFL-Pro Suite (Installation Diagnostics Tool (Lang Resource))
  • BrIctEng.dll
  • BrIctFre.dll
  • BrIctGer.dll
  • BrIctSpa.dll
  • Brinstck.exe - Brother MFL Pro Suite (Installation Diagnostics for Brother MFL Pro)
  • AddrBook.exe - Brother Address Book
  • 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.exe - BrRemPnP (Device Driver Uninstall Tool)
  • BrmfPrint.dll - BrmfPrint
  • BrRemPnP.dll

How do I remove Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-290C?

You can uninstall Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-290C 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 MFL-Pro Suite MFC-290C, 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 MFL-Pro Suite MFC-290C.

Win 7 (SP1) 42%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 44.61%
Windows 10 22.55%
Windows XP 16.67%
Windows Vista 16.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.72%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.34%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.37%
Windows 8.1 10.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.92%
Windows 7 Professional 6.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.35% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.35%
  Canada 11.11%
  Germany 8.33%
  Israel 2.78%
  Belgium 2.38%
  France 1.98%
  Australia 1.98%
  Italy 1.98%
  Uruguay 1.19%
  Switzerland 1.19%
  New Zealand 1.19%
  Thailand 0.79%
  Taiwan 0.79%
  Mexico 0.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.08%
Dell 20.77%
Acer 16.92%
Toshiba 6.92%
ASUS 3.08%
Intel 3.08%
American Megatrends 3.08%
Medion 3.08%
Lenovo 1.54%
Sahara 1.54%
Samsung 1.54%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.45%
HP-Pavilion KT334AA-ABA m... 3.45%
Dell Inspiron 3847 1.72%
Gateway DX4860 1.72%
Acer Aspire M1201 1.72%
Acer Aspire E1-531 1.72%

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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