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Should I remove Brother Software Suite?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,072
United States Rank #12,942
Reach 0.0149%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.98 days
559.84 days >
Average installed length: 294.15 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.0.3.0 0.35%
2.0.2.0 0.69%
2.0.1.0 2.42%
2.0.0.0 12.11%
1.1.7.0 0.35%
1.1.6.0 12.80%
1.1.5.0 3.81%
1.1.3.0 17.30%
1.1.1.0 3.46%
1.0.27.0 1.04%
1.0.25.0 0.35%
1.0.20.0 0.35%
1.0.19.0 3.46%
1.0.13.0 1.73%
1.0.10.0 1.73%
1.0.8.0 1.38%
1.0.7.0 8.30%
1.0.6.0 1.38%
1.0.5.0 2.08%
1.0.4.0 4.84%
1.0.3.0 6.23%
1.0.2.0 3.81%
1.0.1.0 2.77%
1.0.0.0 6.57%
0.0.20.0 0.35%
0.0.1.0 0.35%

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Brother Software Suite

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What is Brother Software Suite?

The Brother Software Suite is a program designed to give functionality to your Brother machine. This program is included on the product CD-ROM and they are installed during the initial setup. It includes the printer driver, scanner driver, Brother Control Center and ScanSoft with OCR.

Overview

The most used version is 1.1.3.0, 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 software installer includes 87 files and is usually about 23.5 MB (24,642,318 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.brother.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfl11a
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A1B36B88-AF90-43A3-8906-6DBEE89B4FBD}\Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 UNINSTALL Reg=BHmini
Estimated size: 23.5 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Brother Software Suite

  • 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)
  • PCfxSet.exe - PC-FAX Setup Application (PC-FAX Setup)
  • BrIctCht.dll - Brother MFL-Pro Suite (Installation Diagnostics Tool (Lang Resource))
  • BrIctDut.dll
  • BrIctEng.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
  • BrTppBmp.dll - Trial Photo Print (Trial Photo Print (Bitmap Resource))
  • BrTppLBul.dll - Trial Photo Print (Lang Resource)
  • BrTppLChn.dll
  • BrTppLCht.dll
  • BrTppLCze.dll
  • BrTppLDan.dll
  • BrTppLDut.dll
  • BrTppLEng.dll
  • BrTppLFin.dll
  • BrTppLFrc.dll
  • BrTppLFre.dll
  • BrTppLGer.dll
  • BrTppLHun.dll
  • BrTppLIta.dll
  • BrTppLJpn.dll
  • BrTppLKor.dll
  • BrTppLNor.dll
  • BrTppLPol.dll
  • BrTppLPor.dll
  • BrTppLPtb.dll
  • BrTppLRom.dll
  • BrTppLRus.dll
  • BrTppLSpa.dll
  • BrTppLSvk.dll
  • BrTppLSwe.dll
  • BrTppLTrk.dll
  • BrTppLUsa.dll
  • BrTppMain.exe - Trial Photo Print (Main Program)
  • BrImgPDF.dll - Brother BrImgPDF (BrImgPDF)
  • BRCrypt.dll - Cryptograph DLL
  • BrScUtil.exe - Scanner Utility (BrScUtil)
  • BrMfNt.dll - Brother BrMfNt (BrMfNt)
  • BrStDvPt.exe - SetDriverPort
  • 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

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Scheduled Tasks
  • 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).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • BrScUtil.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfl10f\BrScUtil.exe'.

How do I remove Brother Software Suite?

Quickly and completely remove Brother Software Suite 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 Software Suite 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 Software Suite, 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 Software Suite.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Vista 1%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#17,072

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.67%
Windows 10 35.64%
Windows Vista 7.27%
Windows XP 2.42%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.63%
Windows 7 Professional 12.28%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.47%
Windows 10 Home 9.12%
Windows 8.1 8.77%
Windows 10 Pro 7.72%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.26%
  Germany 10.53%
  Canada 5.79%
  Australia 3.95%
  France 2.63%
  United Kingdom 1.84%
  Italy 1.58%
  Netherlands 1.58%
  Brazil 1.05%
  Belgium 1.05%
  Mexico 0.79%
  New Zealand 0.79%
  Singapore 0.79%
  Thailand 0.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.22%
Dell 18.68%
Acer 17.03%
ASUS 12.64%
Toshiba 6.59%
Lenovo 5.49%
GIGABYTE 3.30%
Samsung 2.20%
Medion 1.65%
Intel 1.10%
Sony 1.10%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.42%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.54%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 1.77%
ASUSTeK N53SV 1.77%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.77%
HP Stream Notebook PC 13 1.77%

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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