What is the ImKeysU.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 ImKeysU.dll process is also known as ImKeys DLL and is a part of IncrediHook Dynamic Link Library. This software is produced by IncrediMail (www.incredimail.com). An obsolete or defective version of ImKeysU.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- ImKeys DLL has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- ImKeys DLL 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)
- ImKeysU.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module ImKeysU.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about ImKeysU.dll ImKeys DLL
ImKeysU.dll is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file ImKeysU.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 194,984 bytes (85% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 193,992 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 service has no characteristics or description of its own. This is unusual. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The ImKeysU file is not part of the Windows operating system. It can read anything that you enter on the keyboard. It possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. To remove the file and its related software from your computer, click Programs in Control Panel ImKeysU.dll is capable of record keystrokes. For this reason, 62% 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 ImKeysU.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 ImKeysU?
Summary: 2 users judge ImKeysU.dll to be an essential file that should not be touched. For this reason, one user has already deleted ImKeysU.dll. source: file.net
How to uninstall IncrediHook Dynamic Link Library
To remove ImKeys DLL 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 IncrediHook Dynamic Link Library in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if ImKeysU.dll (ImKeys DLL) 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 ImKeys DLL. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for ImKeys DLL 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 ImKeysU.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.