What does the BrccMCtl.exe file do?
The BrccMCtl.exe process is also known as Control Center (Version 3 Main Program) and is a part of Control Center (Version 3). This software is produced by Brother Industries (www.brother.com). An obsolete or defective version of BrccMCtl.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Control Center has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Control Center 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)
- BrccMCtl.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module BrccMCtl.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about BrccMCtl.exe Control Center
BrccMCtl.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file BrccMCtl.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 872,448 bytes (87% of all these files), 835,584 bytes, 540,672 bytes or, as the case may be, 1,036,771 bytes.
It does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. BrccMCtl.exe is capable of log keyboard entries. For this reason, 35% 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 BrccMCtl.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 BrccMCtl?
|nothing much but I do have a brother printer, I assume that it is related to the printer |
|brother drucker |
|brccmctl.exe is a process from Printer Monitor by Brother Industries, Ltd. and part of Control Center 3. |
|conflicts with downloading abode flash player |
|I need to uninstaal it to download the latest adobe flash player |
Summary: 4 users judge BrccMCtl.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 3 users consider it harmless. For this reason, one user has already deleted BrccMCtl.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall Control Center
To remove Control Center from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Control Center in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if BrccMCtl.exe (Control Center) 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 Control Center. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Control Center 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 BrccMCtl.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.