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What does the brsvc01a.exe file do?

The brsvc01a.exe process is also known as brsvc01a and is a part of brother Industries Ltd brsvc01a. This software is produced by brother Industries (www.brother.com). An obsolete or defective version of brsvc01a.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about brsvc01a.exe brsvc01a

brsvc01a.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file brsvc01a.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory or sometimes in a subdirectory of C:\Windows. The file size is 57,344 bytes.
It is the service "Brother XP spl".
This brsvc01a.exe process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. Brsvc01a.exe is no part of Microsoft Windows. The file can be found in the Windows folder; however, it is not a Windows system file. For this reason, 44% 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 brsvc01a.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 brsvc01a?

Brother (Hp printer company) driver or network printer manager
Webbo89
Brother
Brother "part of a printer driver" - "Teil des Druckertreibers"
arkano301
This is a driver for a Brother device. I have a multifunction machine and this is 1 of 4 drivers installed from the CD.
cp-pro
network printing manager "Brother"
skruffs

Summary: 25 users judge brsvc01a.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. However, one user considers this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. source: file.net

How to uninstall brother Industries Ltd brsvc01a

To remove brsvc01a from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate brother Industries Ltd brsvc01a in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if brsvc01a.exe (brsvc01a) 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 brsvc01a. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for brsvc01a 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 brsvc01a.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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