What is IMF.exe?

IMF.exe is part of IObit Malware Fighter and developed by IObit according to the IMF.exe version information.

IMF.exe's description is "IObit Malware Fighter"

IMF.exe is digitally signed by IObit Information Technology.

IMF.exe is usually located in the 'C:\Program Files\IObit\IObit Malware Fighter\' folder.

If you have additional information about the file, please share it with the FreeFixer users by posting a comment at the bottom of this page.

Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on IMF.exe:

Product nameIObit Malware Fighter
Company nameIObit
File descriptionIObit Malware Fighter
Legal copyrightCopyright (c) 2005-2011
Legal trademarkIObit.com
Product version0.1.0.0
File version0.1.1.10

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Product nameIObit Malware Fighter
Company nameIObit
File descriptionIObit Malware Fighter
Legal copyrightCopyright (c) 2005-2011
Legal trademarkIObit.com
Product version0.1.0.0
File version0.1.1.10

Digital signatures [?]

IMF.exe has a valid digital signature.

Signer nameIObit Information Technology
Certificate issuer nameVeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2009-2 CA
Certificate serial number2b8f44226c2d9e0edf5765b0d7a21b51

Hashes [?]


Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to imf.exe:

imf.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

imf.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

IObit Malware Fighter has stopped working.

End Program - imf.exe. This program is not responding.

imf.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

imf.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

What will you do with IMF.exe?

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What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with IMF.exe. 64% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 578 users.

User vote results: There were 372 votes to remove and 206 votes to keep

NOTE: Please do not use this poll as the only source of input to determine what you will do with IMF.exe.

Malware or legitimate?

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Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

I'm reading all new comments so don't hesitate to post a question about the file. If I don't have the answer perhaps another user can help you.

ron fothergill writes

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- imf.exe-system error..program cannot start because rti120.bpl is missing from your computer-I have found it is something to do with IOBit malware prog so I deleted that program It seem I get trouble with all IObit programs but it is very hard to get rid of them once they are on your PC..I am also running IObit "Advanced system care" & with that prog it deleats prog that I dont want deleted, then I have all the trouble of trying to reinstall them.As you might gather I am not to clever on these computers.Any help you can give would be welcome

# 6 Sep 2011, 0:11

Pierre writes

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I just decided to del the software from my system since it (especially IMF.exe) eats up too much CPU and interferes with my usual activities. There are other software like IObit Malware Fighter without eating up all my CPU. As soon as start my PC and the said IObit comes on my CPU jumps to 100% and stays there for ages - and nothing goes anymore.
So I go looking for another circus and IObit can look for another fool.

# 11 Dec 2011, 6:48

bernardo writes

-3 thumbs

your IMF.exe sucks" I annot delete it! **** 10 bit malewarefighters-and I cannot uninstall that shit !!! **** !!

# 12 Aug 2013, 9:49

4nick8er writes

0 thumbs

the file is eating up more cpu than any other and my puter is overheating

# 2 Nov 2014, 1:34

karim khan writes

0 thumbs

click the start icon, type in regedit enter, a pop up will appear, saying registry editor click ok, you see all these mentioned COMPUETR, under computer there will be HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT.HKEY_CURRENT_USER, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, HKEY USERS, HKEY_CURRENT_CONFIG. all you have to do is right click and you will see find click on find and type in blank screen. IOBIT ADVANCED CARE and it will find it for you, when you see it delete the folder. it will get rid of all the iobit files. you can do this for any software that is bothering you. and its being stubborn.

# 17 Nov 2014, 3:58

Hannes Coetzee writes

0 thumbs

i want to get rid of IMF.exe immidiateley

# 15 Sep 2015, 23:05

teean writes

0 thumbs

i used to have iobit but they caused so many problems and slowdowns for my computer i switched to pc matic. How do i remove this annoying DLL from my computer permanetly

# 7 Apr 2019, 8:32

Roger Karlsson writes

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@teean: What .DLL are you referring to?

# 25 Jun 2019, 1:52

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