What is imap.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the imap.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

Click to Run a Free Scan for imap.exe related errors

Imap.exe file information

The process known as QWMTKCIMHVECF Application appears to belong to software QWMTKCIMHVECF Application by unknown.

Description: Imap.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The imap.exe file is located in the C:\Windows folder. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 132,608 bytes. 
Imap.exe is a file with no information about its developer. Imap.exe is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program is not visible. The software is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run, Run, Winlogon\Shell). The application listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. Imap.exe is not a Windows system file. Imap.exe is able to hide itself and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 100% dangerous.

Recommended: Identify imap.exe related errors

If imap.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder, the security rating is 54% dangerous. The file size is 228,864 bytes. There is no information about the author of the file. The program has no visible window. The program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run, Run, Winlogon\Shell). The file is not a Windows system file. Imap.exe is able to monitor applications and manipulate other programs.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as imap.exe. Therefore, you should check the imap.exe 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.


User Comments

There are no user opinions yet. Why not be the first to write a short comment?

Do you have additional information? Help other users!
What do you know about imap.exe:
How would you rate it:
Link for more info:
Your Name:

Best practices for resolving imap issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with imap. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the imap.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

Other processes

imap.exe [all]