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Is brsvc01a.exe safe?

Brsvc01a.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 brsvc01a.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.

Brsvc01a.exe file information

The process known as brsvc01a belongs to software brother Industries Ltd brsvc01a or BrSplService by brother Industries (www.brother.com).

Description: Brsvc01a.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file brsvc01a.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32 or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\Windows. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 57,344 bytes (99% of all occurrences) or 77,824 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/brsvc01a.exe.html 
The program is not visible. The brsvc01a.exe file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 32% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
You could uninstall Microsoft Data Access from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs".

Recommended: Identify brsvc01a.exe related errors

Important: Some malware disguises itself as brsvc01a.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the brsvc01a.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

Appeared after installing a Brother HN1210 Printer
Brother Printer (left overs from the uninstall)
I use brother mfc-3240c and installed brother printer drivers and shows in task mgr as brsvc01a.exe/brss01a.exe on my dell vostro-1500 laptop
it is a file of brother printer driver
  opender Singh  
Won't uninstall when you uninstall brother mfc
there is a Brother patch for this problem, available at the referenced link
  mapper guy   (further information)
it's from a brother printer = brss01a.exe
its from brother printing thingy lol
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Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of brsvc01a.exe: based on 35 votes with 9 reviews.
27 users think brsvc01a.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. 3 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. 2 users suspect danger. 2 users think brsvc01a.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it. One user is not sure about it.

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