What is IMBooster.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 IMBooster.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.

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IMBooster.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with IMBooster
IMBooster.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as IMBooster belongs to software Iminent Booster by Iminent (

Description: IMBooster.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. IMBooster.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,324,008 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 1,323,000 bytes, 1,262,080 bytes or 1,631,224 bytes. 
The file is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. The software starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). The process can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. The file is certified by a trustworthy company. Therefore the technical security rating is 32% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you run into problems with IMBooster.exe, you can do the following:
  1) completely remove Iminent or IMBooster (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program)
  2) contact Customer Service.

Recommended: Identify IMBooster.exe related errors

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

Does not install when removing Iminent toolbar from add/remove programs, seems to be a search redirect, malware/spyware

Summary: Average user rating of IMBooster.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user suspects danger.

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Best practices for resolving IMBooster issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with IMBooster. 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 IMBooster.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.

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