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What is BrMfcWnd.exe?

BrMfcWnd.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if BrMfcWnd.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

BrMfcWnd.exe file information

The process known as Status Monitor (Main) or Brother Status Monitor Application or Brother Status Monitor MFC Application or Status Monitor Application belongs to software Brother Status Monitor Application or Status Monitor or Status Monitor Application or Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-7340 by Brother Industries (www.brother.com).

Description: BrMfcWnd.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. BrMfcWnd.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 1,159,168 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 819,200 bytes and 11 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/brmfcwnd.exe.html 
The BrMfcWnd.exe file is not a Windows system file. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders). The program is not visible. BrMfcWnd.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 40% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
You may want to uninstall the software Brother MFL-Pro Suite MFC-7340 using the "Add or Remove Programs" function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add or Remove Programs).

Recommended: Identify BrMfcWnd.exe related errors

External information from Paul Collins:

  • "Status Monitor" is not required to run at start up.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as BrMfcWnd.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the BrMfcWnd.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Monitors the network printer
Often causes task bar to freeze
  Les Miles  
Locks task bar sometimes
Brother MFC series Windows file
  David Powner  
ist wohl Teil der Installation des Druckers Brother MFC
It often freezes the task bar in XP
Die Datei gehört zum Brother-Drucker oder Multifunktionsgerät
de ist Teil der Installation des Druckers Brother MFC merdalor !

Summary: Average user rating of BrMfcWnd.exe: based on 5 votes with 8 user comments.
3 users think BrMfcWnd.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. 3 users don't grade BrMfcWnd.exe ("not sure about it").

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