How to Remove “IMAPI.EXE”

What is imapi.exe?

imapi.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Image Mastering API. It is associated with software Microsoft Windows Operating System developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.
Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as imapi.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with imapi.exe malware?

Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with imapi.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • imapi.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible imapi.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows\System32 perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove imapi.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC after the installation gets over.

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove imapi.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 07 October 2011 at 12:43 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable acae6145d1c5aec8
349e5287fbb31825
4422c348
2737ae7ecc364238
409b367280a55f42
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Canada N/A
2 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable b70df85f01e38e9d
f87f0c4a81ad79fb
62e19d67
462a8133cae3a090
9bf8f80009d326f8
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Russian Federation N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable c130397b9636e945
6a3ec8936568cd70
b6a6b779
f6cebad45d62439a
20df238092816215
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
India N/A
4 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 3188f3c93b65b4b7
1f39c805a5810f80
51d0f3be
4c07e845e4d07f52
9dddfcff46590eb7
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 26 January 2012 at 1:54 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3d169f87f496fa1c
456ce505c1522cb8
c7301e72
338eb66934dca8dc
f40a7a070305bd96
No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 2 Hungary
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0e949b23c77c9141
7c205c3d8b265e48
bd19df0e
24842b536fdc8a91
3010859ebe27b7a5
No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 2 United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 18b506a824e2937d
1a579c79f21c4540
61bdf8ae
04677a00e01d8f8c
5c54f3a64d6777d3
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable aa45596e822987b1
52f4aea754f61c92
0f9b275c
303f9cd3d3e04db6
da3b08334481d394
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Brazil
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