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What is IMF.exe?

Part of IObit Malware Fighter by IObit

What is it?

This is the core process of IObit Malware Fighter. Capabilities include cleaning up malware, spyware, adware, bots, trojans, etc. It detects, cleans and blocks unwanted applications on the PC. It includes a "Startup Guard", "Browser Guard", "File Guard", "Network Guard", "USD Disk Guard", "Process Guard", "Cookie Guard" and "Malicious Action Guard".
Description of imf.exe from IObit
IObit Malware Fighter is an advanced malware & spyware removal utility that detects, removes the deepest infections, and protects your PC from various potential spyware, adware, trojans, keyloggers, bots, worms, and hijackers. With the improved, unique "Dual-Core" engine and the heuristic malware detection, IObit Malware Fighter detects the most complex and deepest spyware and malware in a very fast and efficient way.
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How does imf.exe run?

Process - IMF.exe is an instance of a running program. This program executes under the SYSTEM account within Windows with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. IMF.exe is executed by the process imfsrv.exe (IObit Malware Fighter by IObit Information Technology).

How does imf.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - IMF.exe is registered with the run identifier 'IObit Malware Fighter' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\IObit\IObit Malware Fighter\IMF.exe" /autostart' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the imf.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of imf.exe users, 61.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is IMF.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.01408% CPU140823.7%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
130.84 MB RAM607.6%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
     75 /min3.3%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
175 GDI objects116.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
     10 context switches/sec10.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\iobit\iobit malware fighter\imf.exe

Are there other versions of IObit Malware Fighter?

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by IObit Malware Fighter.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 8.1 Pro (6.2.9200.0)

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File details

File name: IMF.exe
Publisher: IObit (verified)
Name: IObit Malware Fighter
Description: IObit Malware Fighter
Product version:
Size: 1.53 MB

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 12/7/2009
Expiration date: 1/4/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0167145190%
Privileged CPU: 0.0026321485%
User CPU: 0.01408237052744%
Privileged CPU time: 68784.16 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 1 ms
CPU cycle count: 138,890,604
CPU cycle count /min: 128,909,287
Context switches /sec: 10
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 347.32 MB
Peak committed memory: 430.75 MB
Paged memory: 130.84 MB
Peak paged memory: 181.93 MB
Paged system memory: 297.38 KB
Non-paged system memory: 116.43 KB
Working set memory: 50.77 MB
Peak working set memory: 109.23 MB
Min working set memory: 7.09 MB
Private memory: 130.84 MB
Page faults: 1,484,480
Page faults /min: 293
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 80,070
Read operations /min: 14
Read transfer /min: 888.77 KB
Total write operations: 817
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 815.51 KB
Write transfer /min: 211 Bytes
Total other operations: 500,976
Other operations /min: 69
Total other transfer: 339.7 MB
Other Transfer /min: 48.27 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 175
Peak GDI objects: 178
USER objects: 115
Peak USER objects: 121
Handle count average: 694
Thread count average: 20
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\IObit\IObit Malware Fighter\IMF.exe" /systemstart /autostart
"C:\Program Files\IObit\IObit Malware Fighter\IMF.exe" /systemstart

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: IObit Malware Fighter
Command: "C:\Program Files\IObit\IObit Malware Fighter\IMF.exe" /autostart

Network connectivity

TCP: s3-1-w.amazonaws.com on port 49953
TCP: localhost on port 56202

Image hashes

MD5: 580bb8242b4b5d64ff645ba8a78084d2
SHA-1: eaf3ea1d7c2f86cbfd55ef0abfc3c7044078e988

PE image details

File entropy: 7.41430
File packed: No
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