Windows Vista Services

Brother MFC USB Fax Only Modem - Windows Vista Service

Brother USB MDM Driver by Brother Industries Ltd..

This service also exists in Windows 7.

Startup Type

Since Brother MFC USB Fax Only Modem is a kernel mode driver, its startup might be configured depending on installed hardware. Changing its startup configuration might cause hardware issues. In the table below you can see how it is configured on my system, but your default settings might differ from mine.

Windows Vista edition without SP SP1 SP2
Starter Disabled Disabled Disabled
Home Basic Disabled Disabled Disabled
Home Premium Disabled Disabled Disabled
Business Disabled Disabled Disabled
Ultimate Disabled Disabled Disabled

Default Properties

Display name:Brother MFC USB Fax Only Modem
Service name:BrUsbMdm
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

The Brother MFC USB Fax Only Modem service is a kernel mode driver. If Brother MFC USB Fax Only Modem fails to start, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows Vista startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the BrUsbMdm service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type of Brother MFC USB Fax Only Modem

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows Vista edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreBrotherMFCUSBFaxOnlyModemWindowsVista.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.

3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator.

4. Restart the computer to save changes.

Note. Make sure that the brusbmdm.sys file exists in the %WinDir%\system32\drivers folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows Vista installation media.

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