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What is BrStMonW.exe?

BrStMonW.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 BrStMonW.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.

BrStMonW.exe file information

The process known as Brother Status Monitor Application or Status Monitor Application belongs to software Brother Status Monitor Application or Status Monitor Application by Brother Industries (www.brother.com).

Description: BrStMonW.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. BrStMonW.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 2,621,440 bytes (55% of all occurrences), 2,629,632 bytes, 3,076,096 bytes, 2,678,784 bytes or 2,650,112 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/brstmonw.exe.html 
The BrStMonW.exe file is not a Windows system file. The application starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The program is not visible. BrStMonW.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 48% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as BrStMonW.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the BrStMonW.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

part of software for Brother printers
  meetoo   (further information)
Printer software

Summary: Average user rating of BrStMonW.exe: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments.
2 users think BrStMonW.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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