What is mfcmifc.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the mfcmifc.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Mfcmifc.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with mfcmifc
Mfcmifc.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process MFC Managed Interfaces Library - Retail Version has no vendor information.

Description: Mfcmifc.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Mfcmifc.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder (primarily C:\Users\USERNAME\Videos\). Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 17,920 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 17,408 bytes or 16,896 bytes. 
There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: RunOnce). It is not a Windows system file. mfcmifc.exe appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 73% dangerous.

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Important: Some malware also uses the file name mfcmifc.exe, for example TROJ_GEN.F0C2C00A314 (detected by TrendMicro), and Trojan.GenericKD.1430132 or Trojan.GenericKD.1427698 (detected by BitDefender). Therefore, you should check the mfcmifc.exe 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.


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Best practices for resolving mfcmifc issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with mfcmifc. 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 mfcmifc.exe 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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