What is mdi164.dll?

Mdi164.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 mdi164.dll is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

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Mdi164.dll file information

At the present time, we have no confirmed details about the software with which mdi164.dll is associated.

Description: Mdi164.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file mdi164.dll is located in a subfolder of Windows folder for temporary files or sometimes in the Windows folder for temporary files or in a subfolder of the user's profile folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 2,924,032 bytes (30% of all occurrences), 1,457,664 bytes and 5 more variants. 
The program has a visible window. The mdi164.dll file is a file with no information about its developer. The software starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: Run). It is not a Windows system file. Mdi164.dll is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 37% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: Some malware also uses the file name mdi164.dll, for example Trojan:Win32/Dynamer!ac (detected by Microsoft), and Trojan.Gen or Trojan.Zbot (detected by Symantec). Therefore, you should check the mdi164.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.


User Comments

This is a bit coin collector file. It should be deleted. You can get it from skype and other places. It is from tsiVideo which is a trogan program.
  Just Me   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of mdi164.dll: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks mdi164.dll is dangerous and recommends removing it.

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Best practices for resolving mdi164 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with mdi164. 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 mdi164.dll 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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