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What is the idmmkb.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 idmmkb.dll process is also known as Internet Download Manager module and is a part of Internet Download Manager. This software is produced by Tonec (www.tonec.com). An obsolete or defective version of idmmkb.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about idmmkb.dll Internet Download Manager module

idmmkb.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Idmmkb.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 34,224 bytes (41% of all these files), 38,304 bytes, 34,208 bytes or, as the case may be, 36,440 bytes.
This so-called dynamic link library (DLL) contains all the functions that have been transferred to a separate file. These transferred functions are available not only to this particular program, but can also be used by other applications. The idmmkb file also can also affect other applications by changing their properties. Such manipulation can cause an application to do things other than what it is intended to do. This process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. The service has no characteristics or description of its own. This is unusual. Idmmkb.dll does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. Idmmkb.dll is capable of log keyboard entries. idmmkb.dll appears to be a file that was compressed by an EXE-Packer. This technique is often used by trojans to keep the file size small and also hamper debugging efforts. However, this in itself is not sufficient reason to presume malicious intent, since even well-intentioned, professional software producers take advantage of compressed files. For this reason, 55% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

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 idmmkb.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 idmmkb?

It's a file of the program: Internet Download Manager
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It's a file of the program: Internet Download Manager
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It's a file of the program: Internet Download Manager
The monitor used by Internet Download Manager to track when you start to download a link. (further information...)
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Summary: 3 users judge idmmkb.dll to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. source: file.net

How to uninstall Internet Download Manager

To remove Internet Download Manager module from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate Internet Download Manager in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if idmmkb.dll (Internet Download Manager module) 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 Internet Download Manager module. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Internet Download Manager module 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 idmmkb.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.

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