What is MBCameraMonitor.exe?

The genuine MBCameraMonitor.exe file is a software component of Everio MediaBrowser by Pixela Corporation.
A camera monitor for the Everio MediaBrowser, this process starts with Windows and runs in the background. As it runs it monitors the peripheral ports for the connection of a camera. When a camera is detected, the MediaBrowser software is automatically opened, allowing the user to import and manipulate images and video. Founded in 1982, Pixela primarily manufactures hardware peripherals and the software to support them.

MBCameraMonitor stands for Media Browser Camera Monitor

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the MBCameraMonitor.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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MBCameraMonitor.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with MBCameraMonitor
MBCameraMonitor.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as MBCameraMonitor belongs to software Everio MediaBrowser (version 3, 4) or Everio MediaBrowser HD Edition by PIXELA CORPORATION (

Description: MBCameraMonitor.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. MBCameraMonitor.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 542,064 bytes (42% of all occurrences), 541,976 bytes or 608,216 bytes. 
The software has no file description. The program is not visible. It is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. The program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: MACHINE\User Shell Folders). The file is not a Windows core file. MBCameraMonitor.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 47% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you have any problems with MBCameraMonitor.exe, you can also uninstall Everio MediaBrowser 3 or Everio MediaBrowser 4 software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7) or use the software publisher's support site.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as MBCameraMonitor.exe. Therefore, you should check the MBCameraMonitor.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

I't part of Everio Mediabrowser supplied with JVC AVCHD cameras
  Charles   (further information)
It is part of Everio MediaBrowser 4. It is not dangerous, unless disguised as a virus (not likely).

Summary: Average user rating of MBCameraMonitor.exe: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving MBCameraMonitor issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with MBCameraMonitor. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the MBCameraMonitor.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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