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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #30,296
United States Rank #17,745
Reach 0.0047%


2.0.6 58.06%
2.0.5 18.28% 13.98% 9.68%

Other programs by Brother Industries

Button Manager V2


Button Manager V2 is a program developed by Brother Industries. The most used version is 2.0.6, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is buttonmanager.exe. The software installer includes 25 files and is usually about 106.33 MB (111,498,673 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 87% of users of Button Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.brother.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Brother\Button Manager\
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B2B610F3-DC58-
Estimated size: 106.33 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Button Manager V2

Program executable:buttonmanager.exe
Name:Button Manager V2
Path:C:\Program Files\brother\button manager\buttonmanager.exe
Additional files:
  • gkernel.dll - gkernel Dynamic Link Library (gkernel DLL)
  • gparser.dll - gparser Dynamic Link Library (gparser DLL)
  • gfile.dll - gfile Dynamic Link Library (gfile DLL)
  • gscan.dll - gscan Dynamic Link Library (gscan DLL)
  • gip.dll - gip Dynamic Link Library (gip DLL)
  • OPCLIB.dll
  • Report.dll
  • restisvc.dll
  • ControlSTI.exe (by Avision) - Button Manager V2
  • ProcessPI.exe (by Avision) - Button Manager 2
  • moon.exe - BM2 - moon (Polling Scanner Button.)
  • AV2PDF.dll - AV2PDF (AV2PDF (Unicode))

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • moon.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Button Manager moon' which loads as C:\Program Files\Brother\Button Manager\moon.exe.

How do I remove Button Manager?

You can uninstall Button Manager 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 Button Manager V2, 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 Button Manager.

Win 10 61%
Win XP 1%
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 10 61.29%
Windows 7 34.41%
Windows Vista 3.23%
Windows XP 1.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 25.81%
Windows 8.1 20.43%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.13%
Windows 7 Professional 11.83%
Windows 10 Pro 9.68%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.25%
  France 4.70%
  Spain 1.34%
  Hong Kong 0.67%
  Australia 0.67%
  Mexico 0.67%
  Austria 0.67%
  Portugal 0.67%
  Japan 0.67%
  Philippines 0.67%
  Canada 0.67%
  Hungary 0.67%
  Guatemala 0.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.95%
Dell 22.37%
Acer 11.84%
ASUS 10.53%
Lenovo 10.53%
Toshiba 9.21%
MSI 1.32%
Medion 1.32%
Common models
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HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.35%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755D 1.18%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 1.18%

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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