What does the brss01a.exe file do?
The brss01a.exe process is also known as and is a part of brother Industries Ltd brss01a.exe. This software is produced by brother Industries (www.brother.com). An obsolete or defective version of brss01a.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- brother Industries Ltd brss01a.exe has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- brother Industries Ltd brss01a.exe 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)
- brss01a.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module brss01a.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about brss01a.exe brother Industries Ltd brss01a.exe
brss01a.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Brss01a.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory or sometimes in a subdirectory of C:\Windows.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 45,056 bytes (99% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 65,536 bytes.
This process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. Brss01a.exe is no part of Microsoft Windows. For this reason, 34% 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 brss01a.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 brss01a?
|brss01a.exe is a process which is used by the Brother Print Processor (the Brother Print processor is an integral part of most Brother printer drivers). Terminating these processes will cause your PC to not be able to communicate with the Brother device if it is connected via the Parallel, USB or network interface. This program is non-essential process to the running of the system, but should not be terminated unless suspected to be causing problems. |
|Printer Driver |
|This file runs your Brother printer |
|Brother Printer File |
|it is a Brother Print Processor ... |
Summary: 10 users judge brss01a.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 2 users consider it harmless. For this reason, one user has already deleted brss01a.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall brother Industries Ltd brss01a.exe
To remove brother Industries Ltd brss01a.exe 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 brother Industries Ltd brss01a.exe in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if brss01a.exe (brother Industries Ltd brss01a.exe) 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 Industries Ltd brss01a.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for brother Industries Ltd brss01a.exe 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 brss01a.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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