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Should I remove Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-990CW?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #28,766
United States Rank #43,804
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VersionDistribution 30.10% 7.77% 1.94% 60.19%

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Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-990CW

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What is Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-990CW?

This is the software that allows a computer 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 27 files and is usually about 6.05 MB (6,341,112 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.brother.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfl08b
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{D9461574-5FC0-4641-BBDC-D1038B196F55}\Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 UNINSTALL Reg=BH9_C2
Estimated size: 6.05 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-990CW

  • 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)
  • brmfrsif.dll - brmfrsif Dynamic Link Library (brmfrsif DLL)
  • brmfrmss.exe - Remote Setup Application (Brother remote setup application)
  • BrIctEng.dll - Brother MFL-Pro Suite (Installation Diagnostics Tool (Lang Resource))
  • BrIctGer.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
  • brmfrsdg.dll - Remote Setup (brmfrsdg Remote Setup Resource DLL)
  • BrRemPnP.exe - BrRemPnP (Device Driver Uninstall Tool)
  • frxlang.dll - Brother frxlang (frxlang)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • BrScUtil.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfl08h\BrScUtil.exe'.

How do I remove Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-990CW?

Quickly and completely remove Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-990CW from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-990CW 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 MFC-990CW, 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 MFC-990CW.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.31%
Windows 10 34.95%
Windows Vista 5.83%
Windows XP 2.91%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.24%
Windows 7 Professional 12.75%
Windows 8.1 8.82%
Windows 10 Home 8.82%
Windows 10 Pro 6.86%
Windows 8 3.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.15% of installs come from Australia
Which countries install it?
  Australia 23.15%
  United States 18.52%
  Germany 14.81%
  France 9.26%
  Canada 6.48%
  Italy 5.56%
  New Zealand 4.63%
  United Kingdom 2.78%
  Austria 1.85%
  Portugal 1.85%
  Netherlands 1.85%
  TT 0.93%
  Hong Kong 0.93%
  Singapore 0.93%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.14%
Acer 24.29%
Dell 15.71%
ASUS 7.14%
Lenovo 4.29%
Medion 2.86%
Samsung 2.86%
Sony 2.86%
American Megatrends 2.86%
Apple 1.43%
Common models
ASUS All Series 2.20%
Dell OptiPlex 980 2.20%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.20%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.20%
Toshiba WT8-A 1.10%
TOSHIBA Satellite S70-B 1.10%

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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