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Should I remove Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-9970CDW?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,671
United States Rank #8,115
Reach 0.0253%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.40 days
808.41 days >
Average installed length: 424.76 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.1.5.0 59.18%
1.0.30.0 25.31%
1.0.27.0 7.76%
1.0.21.0 7.35%
1.0.2.0 0.41%

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Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-9970CDW

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What is Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-9970CDW?

The Multi-Function Link Pro (MFL Pro) Suite and the MFC Software Suite are software programs designed to give the greatest flexibility, functionality and enjoyment from your Brother machine. These programs are included on the product CD-ROM and they are installed during the initial setup. MFL Pro Suite/ MFC Software Suite includes the printer driver, scanner driver, Brother Control Center and ScanSoft with OCR.

Overview

The most used version is 1.1.5.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is BrScUtil.exe. The software installer includes 32 files and is usually about 19 MB (19,921,583 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.brother-usa.com/downloads
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfl10e
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{979742CC-2CBB-49D8-9BEE-C2F7875F5393}\Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 UNINSTALL Reg=BC-FB
Estimated size: 19 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-9970CDW

Program executable:BrScUtil.exe
Name:Scanner Utility
BrScUtil
Path:C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfl10e\BrScUtil.exe
MD5:6f0aa3cc6b15a887c3f3f598a9fe4546
Additional files:
  • pcfxcom.dll - PC-FAX Data Manager Dynamic Link Library (PC-FAX Data Manager)
  • PCfxDial.exe - PC-FAX Dial Dialog Application (PC-FAX Dial Dialog)
  • brmfrsif.dll - brmfrsif Dynamic Link Library (brmfrsif DLL)
  • brmfrmss.exe - Remote Setup Application (Brother remote setup application)
  • frxlang.dll - Brother PC Fax Receiving
  • PCfxSet.exe - PC-FAX Setup Application (PC-FAX Setup)
  • BrIctDut.dll - Brother MFL-Pro Suite (Installation Diagnostics Tool (Lang Resource))
  • BrIctEng.dll
  • BrIctFre.dll
  • BrIctGer.dll
  • BrIctIta.dll
  • BrIctPol.dll
  • BrIctSpa.dll
  • BrIctSwe.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
  • BrImgPDF.dll - Brother BrImgPDF (BrImgPDF)
  • BRCrypt.dll - Cryptograph DLL
  • BrScUtil.exe - Scanner Utility (BrScUtil)
  • BrMfNt.dll - Brother BrMfNt (BrMfNt)
  • BrStDvPt.exe - SetDriverPort
  • FAXRX.exe - Brother FAXRX (PC-FAX Receive)
  • brmfrsdg.dll - Remote Setup (brmfrsdg Remote Setup Resource DLL)
  • BrMuSNMP.dll - BrMuSNMP
  • BrRemPnP.dll - BrRemPnP (Device Driver Uninstall Tool)
  • BrRemPnP.exe
  • brrunpp.dll
  • BrmfPrint.dll - BrmfPrint
  • cvtifmax.exe (by ScanSoft) - PaperPort (TIFF To Max Convert)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

5 Scheduled Tasks
  • PCfxSet.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{31C04EBB-AE6B-4D61-928D-56E8DE1148F6}' (runs on registration).
  • BrScUtil.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C8E54987-A577-483C-B665-EEB1C411F8FB}' (runs on registration).
  • Brinstck.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{ABDEF69D-B0EA-4883-B774-88A26B64F4AD}' (runs on registration).
  • brmfrmss.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F8EDE7DD-8D7E-4941-879A-D33496F2D855}' (runs on registration).
  • AddrBook.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{41FCA230-92BD-487F-9D83-62CCFD236BA1}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • FAXRX.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program\Brother\Brmfl10g\FAXRX.exe'.
  • BrScUtil.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfl10f\BrScUtil.exe'.

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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win 7 2%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#12,671

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.10%
Windows 10 31.57%
Windows XP 3.87%
Windows Vista 3.46%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 26.84%
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.80%
Windows 8.1 7.38%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.97%
Windows 10 Home 6.56%
Windows 10 Pro 4.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 72.73%
  Canada 4.04%
  Australia 3.61%
  Switzerland 2.74%
  France 2.60%
  Mexico 2.60%
  Germany 2.02%
  United Kingdom 1.15%
  Belgium 1.01%
  Netherlands 0.87%
  Italy 0.87%
  Hong Kong 0.72%
  South Africa 0.72%
  Sweden 0.58%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.80%
Hewlett-Packard 22.30%
ASUS 12.46%
Acer 9.18%
Lenovo 6.89%
Toshiba 4.92%
Intel 3.61%
GIGABYTE 3.28%
Samsung 3.28%
Apple 1.64%
American Megatrends 0.66%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.56%
ASUS All Series 4.32%
Dell Latitude E6520 3.09%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.47%
Dell Vostro 220 Series 1.85%
Hewlett-Packard 400-224 1.85%

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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