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* What is Epson Background Monitor

* Download WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool

* Remove Epson Background Monitor manually

* Uninstall Epson Background Monitor from Windows 10

* Uninstall Epson Background Monitor from Windows 8/8.1

* Uninstall Epson Background Monitor from Windows 7

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Threat indicator: MEDIUM

Threat's profile

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Affected OS:

Affected browsers:

Epson Background Monitor

stms.exe

Badware

Win32 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)

Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari



Epson Background Monitor intrusion method

Epson Background Monitor installs on your PC along with free software. This method is called "bundled installation". Freeware offers you to install additional module (Epson Background Monitor). Then if you fail to decline the offer it starts hidden installation. Epson Background Monitor copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is stms.exe. Sometimes it creates new startup key with name Epson Background Monitor and value stms.exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name stms.exe or Epson Background Monitor. Also, it can create folder with name Epson Background Monitor under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. After installation Epson Background Monitor starts displaying ads, pop-ups, banners on your PC or in browsers. It is recommended to remove Epson Background Monitor immediately.


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How to remove Epson Background Monitor manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Epson Background Monitor, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by Epson Background Monitor.

To get rid of Epson Background Monitor, you should:


1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:


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Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:


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3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:


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Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.


Uninstall Epson Background Monitor related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for Epson Background Monitor entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Below are instructions for different version if Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If Epson Background Monitor won't uninstall or gives you error message that you do not have sufficient rights to do this perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool.


Windows 10


  • Click on the Start menu and choose Settings

  • Then click on System and choose Apps & Features in the left column

  • Find Epson Background Monitor under in the list and click Uninstall button near it.

  • Confirm by clicking Uninstall button in opened window if necessary.



Windows 8/8.1


  • Right click on the bottom left corner of the screen (while on your desktop)

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Click Uninstall a program under Programs and Features.

  • Locate Epson Background Monitor or other related suspicious program.

  • Click Uninstall button.

  • Wait until uninstall process is complete.


Windows 7/Vista


  • Click Start and choose Control Panel.

  • Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program.

  • In the list of installed programs find Epson Background Monitor

  • Click Uninstall button.


Windows XP


  • Click Start

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.

  • Find Epson Background Monitor related entries.

  • Click Remove button.


Protect computer and browsers from infection

Adware threats like Epson Background Monitor are very wide-spread, and unfortunatelly many antiviruses fail to detect it. To protect your computer from future infection we recommend you to use SpyHunter, it has active protection module and browser settings guard. It does not conflict with any antiviruses and creates additional shield against threats like Epson Background Monitor.

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Here are the descriptions of problems connected with Epson Background Monitor and stms.exe we received earlier:

Problem Summary: my epson stylus color 640 printer is not printing

i contacted a pc fixer and they tried to help me by a remote session.there was uninstallion done,and installion,i noticed that epson monitor 2 was installed but the printer is still not printing.also there errors about stms.exe and KERNEL 32.dll not being located in dynamic link library.i need help

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: Error message on start up,

STMS.exe says EBAPI.dll missing every time my computer starts.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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