What is the IDMIECC.dll component needed for?Simply stated, a DLL file is an unnamed executable file. It cannot be directly invoked, but it can be called by any executable Windows program.
The IDMIECC.dll process is also known as IDM Browser Helper Object or, as the case may be, IDM BHO Module and is a part of Internet Download Manager Module or, as the case may be, Caricature Studio (Version 6). This software is produced by Internet Download Manager, Tonec. An obsolete or defective version of IDMIECC.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- IDM Browser Helper Object has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- IDM Browser Helper Object has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- IDMIECC.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module IDMIECC.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about IDMIECC.dll IDM Browser Helper Object
IDMIECC.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file IDMIECC.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in in a subdirectory of the Windows Temp folder or, as the case may be, in a subdirectory of C:\Windows\System32\drivers.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 422,936 bytes (9% of all these files), 447,544 bytes as well as 44 other variants.
This DLL file is a browser plug-in. This could mean that your Internet Explorer has been given additional useful capabilities. However, not all such plug-ins are worthwhile. Some just display advertisements or surreptitiously change your browser settings. The unique identifer of the browser plug-in is 0055C089-8582-441B-A0BF-17B458C2A3A8. This file is no part of Microsoft Windows. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. As a plug-in of Windows Internet Explorer, this file has the ability to look over your shoulder as you browse the Web. IDMIECC.dll has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. It possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. IDMIECC.dll is capable of record keystrokes. For this reason, 35% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
- A IDMIECC.dll file has a 38% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME". In this case, the file size is usually 226,736 bytes (25% of all these files), 210,352 bytes, 396,824 bytes or, as the case may be, 454,712 bytes. As a plug-in of Windows Internet Explorer, this file has the ability to look over your shoulder as you browse the Web. This IDMIECC.dll process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. IDMIECC.dll is no part of Microsoft Windows. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. It contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. IDMIECC.dll is capable of interpret keystrokes.
- A IDMIECC.dll file has a 36% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of C:\. In this case, the file size is usually 434,712 bytes (50% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 226,776 bytes. This file can analyze your Internet behavior, since it acts like an Internet Explorer plug-in. This IDMIECC program does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. It is no part of Microsoft Windows. The original file is digitally signed. Check your file. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). IDMIECC.dll is capable of record keystrokes.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves IDMIECC.dll. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about IDMIECC?
|Provides IE Integration for Internet Download Manager |
|helps IDM to get information about IE. |
|For IDM 4.04 file size is 61440 bytes. |
|helps IDM to get information about IE. |
|it's safe |
Summary: 16 users judge IDMIECC.dll to be an essential file that should not be touched. 2 users consider it harmless. source: file.net
How to uninstall Internet Download Manager Module or Caricature Studio
To remove IDM Browser Helper Object from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Internet Download Manager Module or Caricature Studio in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if IDMIECC.dll (IDM Browser Helper Object) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of IDM Browser Helper Object. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for IDM Browser Helper Object or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or IDMIECC.dll is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.