Is iefdm2.dll safe?
Iefdm2.dll is a Windows DLL file. DLL is the abbreviation for Dynamic Link Library. DLL files are needed by programs or web browser extensions, because they contain program code, data, and resources. The following information can help you determine if iefdm2.dll belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
Iefdm2.dll file information
The process known as iefdm2.dll belongs to software Free Download Manager (version 2.5, 3.0 - Prime Time, 3.5 RC, 3.8 RC1, 3.8 RC3, 3.8 Bittorrent, 3.8 RC2, 3.8 RC4, 3.7 RC1, 3.0 Bittorrent, 3.0 Uploads plugin) or HughesNet Download Manager or Download-Manager or Sophos Anti-Rootkit or FDM or Fraps by FreeDownloadManager.ORG (www.freedownloadmanager.org).
Description: Iefdm2.dll is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. iefdm2.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\Windows or in a subfolder of the "My Files" folder.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 98,304 bytes (37% of all occurrences), 94,208 bytes and 11 more variants.
This .dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time you start your Internet browser. BHOs are not stopped by personal firewalls, because they are identified by the firewall as your browser itself. BHOs are often used by adware and spyware. IDs used by this BHO are CC59E0F9-7E43-44FA-9FAA-8377850BF205. The software has no file description. The program has no visible window. The iefdm2.dll file is able to monitor Internet browsers. The service has no detailed description. The iefdm2.dll file is not a Windows core file. Iefdm2.dll is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 80% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If problems with Free Download Manager come up, you can also do the following:
1) completely remove it (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs)
2) use the software provider’s support
3) find out if there is a newer version available.
Recommended: Identify iefdm2.dll related errors
If iefdm2.dll is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 81% dangerous. The file size is 98,304 bytes (42% of all occurrences), 94,208 bytes, 90,112 bytes or 231,424 bytes. There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. It is able to change the behavior or monitor Internet Explorer. There is no detailed description of this service. The iefdm2.dll file is not a Windows system file. Iefdm2.dll is able to record inputs.
If iefdm2.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 79% dangerous. The file size is 98,304 bytes (42% of all occurrences), 90,112 bytes, 231,424 bytes, 94,208 bytes or 365,056 bytes. The application has no file description. The program is not visible. The file is able to change the behavior or monitor Internet Explorer. There is no detailed description of this service. It is not a Windows core file. Iefdm2.dll is able to record inputs.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as iefdm2.dll. Therefore, you should check the iefdm2.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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