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What is imsmn.exe? Video ActiveX Access?

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Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: imsmn.exe - Trojan-Downloader.Zlob.Media-Codec – Also knows as Trojan.Emcodec, Trojan.Zlob, PSW.x-vir, Adware.Protectionbar. It is a program that purports to upgrade to Windows Media Player to view adult oriented videos on certain websites. But it really download and install additional malware on the user's machine. It also downloads and installs rogue security programs such as SpywareQuake, SpyFalcon and WinAntivirusPro, but may install other malware as well. Some variants of Trojan-Downloader.Zlob.Media-Codec have backdoor functionality, giving a remote attacker the ability to control and use the infected machine for malicious purposes.

imsmn.exe DISABLE AND REMOVE. Intrusive adware or spyware.


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imsmn.exe is a Microsoft or Windows process but some versions of this exe carry viruses.
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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 0.00%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 1 MB


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