What does the BR040286.exe file do?
The BR040286.exe process is also known as USB PC Camera and is a part of Bison Inc. Pcam. This software is produced by Bison (www.bisontech.com.tw). An obsolete or defective version of BR040286.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- USB PC Camera has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- USB PC Camera has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- BR040286.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module BR040286.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about BR040286.exe USB PC Camera
BR040286.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file BR040286.exe is found in the C:\Windows directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 53,248 bytes (83% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 69,632 bytes.
This file is not a Windows system file, but it is nontheless located in the C:\Windows folder. This BR040286 program does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. This file is no part of Microsoft Windows. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: MACHINE\Run). For this reason, 58% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves BR040286.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about BR040286?
|It uses resources. Delete the pest. Camera still works |
|Yes, just delete it and everithings works fine |
Summary: For this reason, one user has already deleted BR040286.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall Bison Inc. Pcam
To remove USB PC Camera from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for Bison Inc. Pcam in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if BR040286.exe (USB PC Camera) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of USB PC Camera. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for USB PC Camera or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or BR040286.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.