Amijm.exe is an executable program file that is part of the Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Insight program. This program is developed by Autodesk, Inc. Sometimes, the Amijm.exe file gets infected with malware.
We will discuss the Amijm.exe file related error messages. We will also discuss how to fix the Amijm.exe file malware issue or remove the file itself from the computer or laptop, by uninstalling the program.
Amijm.exe Error Messages
Some of the most common amijm.exe error messages are listed below.
- “amijm.exe not found.”
- “amijm.exe Application Error.”
- “Error starting program: amijm.exe.”
- “amijm.exe failed.”
- “amijm.exe is not a valid Win32 application.”
- “Cannot find amijm.exe.”
- “amijm.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.”
- “amijm.exe is not running.”
- “Faulting Application Path: amijm.exe.”
Is Amijm.exe Safe or a Virus?
The answer to this question depends on the location of the file, its publisher, etc. Normally, the Amijm.exe file is located in the folder C:\Program Files\Autodesk\Simulation Moldflow Insight 2013\. The publisher of the executable program file is Autodesk, Inc.
You need to compare the details of the Amijm.exe file on your computer or laptop with the details given above. If it matches with the given values, then it can be assumed to be a safe file. Otherwise, you need to probe further to confirm if it is indeed a malware-infected file or not. If it is infected with any malware, you need to fix the issue at the earliest.
How to Confirm if Amijm.exe is Malware Infected or not?
One method to confirm the presence of malware is by using antivirus software. This is done as follows.
- Click on the name of the antivirus program from the list of the programs or its shortcut.
- Go to the “Scan for Virus” or similar menu option. This varies across different antivirus programs.
- This will take some time. Wait for the process to complete. There will be a report of all malware-infected files.
- Check if Amijm.exe is listed as malware-infected or not.
Clean Booting the computer is another method to confirm the presence of malware. It is explained under the sub-heading “Clean Booting”.
How to Remove or Fix Amijm.exe File?
It is not advisable to remove any executable file by deleting it, as there may be other dependent files associated with an executable file. Instead of deleting an executable file, it is always advisable to uninstall the program to which the executable file belongs to.
Some of the methods to remove or fix the Amijm.exe file malware issues are listed below.
1. Uninstall Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Insight (Reinstall if Necessary)
To uninstall the Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Insight program, do the following.
- Type “Add or remove programs” (without the quotes) into the search bar inside the taskbar.
- Select “Add or remove programs” (system settings).
- Look for “Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Insight”. There may be a year like 2013,2015, etc at the end of the program name.
- Click on the program name.
- Click “Uninstall” below the program name.
- Again, click on “Uninstall” to confirm.
- Follow the prompts to complete the uninstallation of the program.
- Check if the malware issue if fixed or not.
- If you need the Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Insight program, go to the manufacturer’s website. Download and install the latest version of the program on your computer or laptop.
2. Antivirus Program
You can use an antivirus program to remove or clear the malware. This is done as follows.
- Follow the instructions given above, under the sub-heading “How to Confirm if Amijm.exe is Malware Infected or not?”
- Follow the prompts to clear the malware infection.
- Check if the malware issue is fixed or not.
3. Repair Windows using DISM
Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM) is a Windows command-line tool that can be used for repairing the windows operating system without reinstalling the operating system. This helps to fix the error and also keep existing data intact. You need not take any back up of the data before using the Deployment Image Servicing and Management tool.
- Type “command prompt” in the search bar inside the taskbar.
- Click on “Run as administrator”, located on the right side of “Command Prompt”.
- Click on “Yes” to confirm.
- Copy and paste the following command (without the quotes) into the command prompt, “dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth”
- Press the enter key.
- Wait for the command to execute. This will take a few minutes.
- Check if the malware issue is fixed or not.
4. Clean Booting
Clean booting the computer or the laptop helps in booting the computer without errors and also identifying the malware-infected file. This is done as follows. Steps 1 to 11 can be used to Confirm Malware infections.
- Press Windows and R keys together.
- Type “msconfig” (without the quotation marks) into the box.
- Click on the “OK” button.
- Then, click on the “Services” tab.
- “Hide all Microsoft services” box should be checked.
- Click the “Disable all” button at the bottom.
- If you are using Windows 7 or Windows Vista or any other previous versions of the Microsoft Windows operating system, please go to step 9.
- Click on the “Startup” tab. Next, click on the “Open Task Manager”. Any “Enabled” values need to be changed to “Disabled”. This can be done by clicking on the process name and then clicking on the “Disable” button at the bottom. Repeat this for any “Enabled” ones. Before you disable any process, please take note of the process name. Close the window and click on “Apply” and then on “OK” buttons.
- Windows Vista or Windows 7 users need to click on the “General” tab. Then, click on “Selective startup”. Un-check “Load startup items”. Close the window and make sure to click on the “Apply” and then on the “OK” buttons.
- Restart the computer or laptop.
- Check if the malware issue is fixed or it still exists. If there are no issues, it can be confirmed that any of the processes or startup programs were causing the problem.
- Now, enable all the Non-Windows services and programs that were disabled, one by one and reboot the computer after each service or program is enabled. Check if there is an error. If there are no errors, enable the next service or program and repeat the process for all services and programs that were disabled. If you encounter an error after any service or program is enabled, update the files for that service or program.
Conclusion: Amijm.exe is an executable program file developed by Autodesk, Inc. that is part of the Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Insight program. Sometimes, this executable file gets malware-infected. The malware-infection needs to be confirmed and take necessary remedial action.
The malware issue can be fixed by different methods. Uninstalling the Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Insight program is one option. By using an antivirus program, you can confirm the malware infection and also clean the malware using the antivirus program. Using the Windows DSIM tool is another method to fix the malware issue. By clean booting the computer or laptop, you can isolate the malware and then enable each service or program.