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Should I remove Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-J220?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,134
United States Rank #19,909
Reach 0.0235%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 34.23 days
821.26 days >
Average installed length: 431.51 days


VersionDistribution 42.12% 57.88%

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Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-J220

What is Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-J220?

The Multi-Function Link Pro (MFC-J220) 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.


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 primary executable is named BrStDvPt.exe. The setup package generally installs about 21 files and is usually about 4.73 MB (4,955,045 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.brother-usa.com/downloads
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfl10b
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{FB83EAC4-E3F6-4666-B45B-44522F2344B6}\Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0010 UNINSTALL Reg=BH9e2_
Estimated size: 4.73 MB
Language: Italian

Program filesFiles installed by Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-J220

Program executable:BrStDvPt.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfl10b\BrStDvPt.exe
Additional files:
  • 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
  • BrIctFrc.dll
  • BrIctFre.dll
  • BrIctGer.dll
  • BrIctIta.dll
  • BrIctPor.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.dll - BrRemPnP (Device Driver Uninstall Tool)
  • BrRemPnP.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • BrScUtil.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9239B51F-557F-4272-89A0-5E28FDEDE815}' (runs on registration).
  • Brinstck.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A3D845B1-2892-4C91-8EE3-80C58FAC5E0D}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (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.

How do I remove Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-J220?

You can uninstall Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-J220 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-J220, 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-J220.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win XP 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 63.71%
Windows 10 25.05%
Windows XP 7.34%
Windows Vista 3.89%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.48%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.52%
Windows 7 Professional 11.09%
Windows 10 Home 7.39%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.17%
Windows 10 Pro 5.87%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.23% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 28.23%
  United States 20.97%
  Italy 12.10%
  Australia 8.67%
  Philippines 8.67%
  Israel 4.64%
  TN 2.42%
  Thailand 2.22%
  IQ 1.81%
  Mexico 1.41%
  Indonesia 1.21%
  Hong Kong 1.01%
  South Africa 1.01%
  Portugal 0.60%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 24.71%
Hewlett-Packard 16.47%
Dell 15.29%
Medion 7.84%
Lenovo 6.67%
ASUS 5.88%
Samsung 5.10%
Toshiba 3.53%
Sahara 2.35%
MSI 1.57%
American Megatrends 1.18%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.66%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.77%
ASUS All Series 2.52%
Acer Aspire E1-571 1.89%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 1.89%
Medion E6227 1.89%

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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