What is iefdm2.dll? Is iefdm2.dll spyware or a virus?

How to fix iefdm2.dll related problems?
1. Run Security Task Manager to check your iefdm2 process
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Process name: iefdm2.dll

Product: Free Download Manager

Support: Help link   Update link   Uninstall tool  

Company: FreeDownloadManager.ORG (freedownloadmanager.org)

File: iefdm2.dll


The Free Download Manager product is open-source software distributed under the GNU General Public License. It provides numerous features to enhance the user's ability to find and download files from the Internet, including video files and entire websites, if desired. It accelerates downloads by downloading multiple sections of the desired file all at the same time, after splitting it. Browser extensions have been added to it for Internet Explorer, Firefox 29, and most recently Google Chrome. This module, (iefdm2.dll), is a Dynamic Link Library containing the executable code for the product's Internet Explorer browser extension: it cannot be executed directly but only by software calls from elsewhere in the FDM product.

Being free open-source software, the Free Download Manager has been used and enhanced in other products, such as the HughesNet Download Manager offered by the HughesNet satellite-based ISP. This module and the other browser extensions may also be found on systems where HDM and other products based on FDM have been installed.

Because HDM and other products exist which are based upon FDM open-source code, users who have installed Free Download Manager in the past should uninstall it before installing HDM, (as one example), as its presence may interfere with the operation of the software derived from it. If you want a detailed security rating about your iefdm2.dll (and all other running background processes) read the following user opinions, and download the free trial version of Security Task Manager. http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/iefdm2.dll.html 

Note: Any malware can be named anything - so you should check where the files of the running processes are located on your disk. If a "non-Microsoft" .exe file is located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder, then there is a high risk for a virus, spyware, trojan or worm infection! Check it out!


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Users Opinions

Average user rating of iefdm2.dll: based on 44 votes. Read also the 21 reviews.

  • 11243 users ask for this file. 30 users rated it as not dangerous. 3 users rated it as not so dangerous. 6 users rated it as neutral. 2 users rated it as little bit dangerous. 3 users rated it as dangerous. 5 users didn't rate it ("don't know").

All comments about iefdm2.dll:
This browser helper object is a part of the open source download manager "Free Download Manager", and is safe  See also: Link Dirhael
Free download manager's cookiesBHO.1 (Browser Extension) Johnny
Free Download Manager BHO Doug Walker
This is not malware, it is related to Free Download Manager !  See also: Link Lasares
Internet Explorer browser integration for Free Download Manager (will be active if you set FDM to monitor clicks in IE for file downloads). Safe.  See also: Link Norbert
This file monitors Internet Explorer so that Free Download Manager can run when you download a file. The Wizard of Oz
Guter download manager
Free Down load Manager. Helps with large fies when downloading. Multiple downloads for same file with "Resume" capability. Dale
Downloadmanager xy
its part of free download manager working with both, firefox and i.e. no harm so far seeraeuber
Kostenloser Download Manager  See also: Link TingelTangel
Internet Explorer integration of Free Download Manager. Not dangerous. Javier
To do with FreeDownloadManager http://www.freedownloadmanager.org/ (really good application to make the most of a large download speed on rubbish servers)  See also: Link Professa
used by free download manager Mr spok
BHO extension for Internet explorer, part of Free Download Manager Morkai_bde
Part of Free Download Manager -tk-
Browser Helper Object for Free Download Manager (if you use FDM I recommend you leave it alone) Amphion
FDM monitoring plugin, aloowing taking over the download process Mk
Downloadmanager
FDM no known harm yet
it delays start up it's crapware.

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