How to remove the isfmdl virus

Most antivirus programs identify isfmdl.dll as malware.

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Isfmdl.dll file information

The process known as isfmdl.dll appears to belong to software IE Custom Tools or Information Center or Audio-Video Enhance or Audio-Video Pro by unknown.

Description: Isfmdl.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Isfmdl.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 13,312 bytes. 
This .dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time you start your web browser. BHOs are not stopped by personal firewalls, because they are identified by the firewall as part of the browser itself. BHOs are often used by adware and spyware. IDs used by this BHO include C2A1C5CB-C0EF-4689-9436-F62CCA1C5383 or 69B98C68-D2B8-4A4E-9CB7-E85B6F3A7014 or 9 more variants. There is no description of the program. The program is not visible. Isfmdl.dll is able to monitor web browsers. There is no detailed description of this service. It is not a Windows core file. isfmdl.dll appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 82% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: In case of problems with isfmdl.dll, you can also completely remove MultiMedia Software (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

Recommended: Identify isfmdl.dll related errors

Important: You should check the isfmdl.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If isfmdl.dll has changed your browser's search engine and start page, you can recover your browser's default settings as follows:

Reset default browser settings for Internet-Explorer ▾
  1. In Internet Explorer, press the key combination Alt + X to open the Tools menu.
  2. Click Internet options.
  3. Click the Advanced tab.
  4. Click the Reset... button.
  5. Enable the Delete personal settings option.
This will reset your Internet Explorer to its default settings. Your browser will start with the familiar start page and search engine—without popups, ads, cookies, but all browser add-ons are deleted too [1]. Make cleaning up your browser and your computer simpler and safer with Security Task Manager.


User Comments

I found it in video add ons together with icthis.exe,ictun....
I installed it to view a video(that wasn't a codeck at all) and acts as antivirus(adds some viruses to my pc and says pay to buy antivirus to remove them), adware, spyware,imitates windows security alerter, ect.

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Summary: Average user rating of isfmdl.dll: based on 6 votes with 3 user comments. One user suspects danger. 5 users think isfmdl.dll is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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Best practices for resolving isfmdl issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active isfmdl process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the isfmdl.dll on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. 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.

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