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What is IMFUpdater.exe?

Part of IObit Malware Fighter by IObit

What is it?

This is the updater service of IObit Malware Fighter program that attempts to download the latest malware signatures from IObit. 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 imfupdater.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 imfupdater.exe run?

Process - IMFUpdater.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. IMFUpdater.exe is executed by the process imf.exe (IObit Malware Fighter by IObit Information Technology).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the imfupdater.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of imfupdater.exe users, 74.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is IMFUpdater.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.90713% CPU9071261.0%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
9.83 MB RAM45.7%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
          340 /min15.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
120 GDI objects80.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\iobit\iobit malware fighter\imfupdater.exe

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows XP Professional (5.1.2600.196608)

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File details

File name: IMFUpdater.exe
Publisher: IObit (verified)
Name: IObit Malware Fighter
Description: IObit Malware Fighter Updater
Product version:
Size: 1.62 MB

Digital certificate

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

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.9467737305%
Privileged CPU: 0.0396476265%
User CPU: 0.90712610394536%
Total CPU time: 290 ms
Total CPU time /min: 50 ms
Privileged CPU time: 140.2 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 23 ms
User CPU time: 150.22 ms
User CPU time /min: 27 ms
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 67.79 MB
Peak committed memory: 75.98 MB
Paged memory: 9.83 MB
Peak paged memory: 16.08 MB
Paged system memory: 84.32 KB
Non-paged system memory: 7.12 KB
Working set memory: 460 KB
Peak working set memory: 17.77 MB
Min working set memory: 460 KB
Private memory: 9.83 MB
Page faults: 6,952
Page faults /min: 1,156
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 94
Read operations /min: 16
Total read transfer: 9.6 MB
Read transfer /min: 1.7 MB
Total write operations: 4
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 288 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 51 Bytes
Total other operations: 1,746
Other operations /min: 308
Total other transfer: 27 KB
Other Transfer /min: 4.77 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 120
USER objects: 27
Handle count average: 145
Thread count average: 4

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\IObit\IObit Malware Fighter\IMFUpdater.exe" /detect

Image hashes

MD5: 703c38700ed8ba96a1000e9fbb7f2c5c
SHA-1: 53b642fec86173e381eb91137e8dd499f7a489f5
SHA-256: ebb269f610188a78bc836d3ab60e05f4a9b87845c304aabc3ed10c976aa57710

PE image details

File entropy: 6.38179
File packed: No
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