What is imjkapi.dll?

Imjkapi.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. You can fix your imjkapi.dll problem by downloading the correct imjkapi.dll file. The following information can help you determine if imjkapi.dll is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

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Imjkapi.dll file information

The process known as Microsoft Office IME (version 2010, 2007) belongs to software Microsoft Office IME (version 2010, 2007) by Microsoft (

Description: Imjkapi.dll is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The imjkapi.dll file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files" (typically C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\IME14\SHARED\). Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 165,456 bytes (44% of all occurrences), 173,936 bytes, 164,720 bytes or 174,952 bytes. 
A .dll file (Dynamic Link Library) is a special type of Windows program containing functions that other programs can call. This .dll file can be injected to all running processes and can change or manipulate their behavior. The program is not visible. The file is digitally signed. The service has no detailed description. It is able to record keyboard inputs. It is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 73% dangerous, but you should also take into account the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You can do the following:
  1) uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a ProgramMicrosoft Office IME 2010 or Microsoft Office IME 2007
  2) contact Customer Service.

Recommended: Identify imjkapi.dll related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as imjkapi.dll. Therefore, you should check the imjkapi.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 file belongs to Microsoft Office IME

Summary: Average user rating of imjkapi.dll: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks it's probably harmless.

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Best practices for resolving imjkapi issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with imjkapi. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic 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 6resmon 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 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the imjkapi.dll process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity 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. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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