What does the BrMfcMon.exe file do?
The BrMfcMon.exe process is also known as Brother Status Monitor (Local) and is a part of Brother Status Monitor Application. This software is produced by Brother Industries (www.brother.com). An obsolete or defective version of BrMfcMon.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Brother Status Monitor has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Brother Status Monitor 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)
- BrMfcMon.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module BrMfcMon.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about BrMfcMon.exe Brother Status Monitor
BrMfcMon.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file BrMfcMon.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 221,184 bytes (50% of all these files), 196,608 bytes, 98,304 bytes or, as the case may be, 159,744 bytes.
The application does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The BrMfcMon file is not part of the Windows operating system. For this reason, 42% 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 BrMfcMon.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 BrMfcMon?
|brmfcmon.exe belongs to Brother Printers and provides additional configuration options for these devices. |
Summary: One user judges BrMfcMon.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall Brother Status Monitor Application
To remove Brother Status Monitor 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 Brother Status Monitor Application in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if BrMfcMon.exe (Brother Status Monitor) 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 Brother Status Monitor. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Brother Status Monitor 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 BrMfcMon.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.
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