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Johnhan 2. Okt. 2013 um 9:16 Uhr
Crash: Error: Unable to load ifm.dll
When I try to launch SFM it crashes with the message:

Error: Unable to load ifm.dll

I tried uninstalling and installing again, verifying the data and renaming the file and verifying again. Do you need C++ things or something? It worked fine back in august, but after I uninstalled it and reinstalled it today, it doesnt work.
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Pte Jack 2. Okt. 2013 um 9:37 Uhr 
Try launching through the SDK. I think SFM is just being finicky... This is a common occurence. Even though you uninstalled and reinstalled, revalidate the cache and reboot everything... Computer, modem, etc.
This might be a stupid question, but is the ifm.dll file actually present in your SFM folder? (.\game\bin\tools\)
Standard questions: did you change drivers, install anything important, change hardware lately?
Updating your C++ redistributables can't hurt.
Johnhan 2. Okt. 2013 um 11:30 Uhr 
I've only updated my NVidea driver. I'll update my C++ redistributables.
Johnhan 2. Okt. 2013 um 11:39 Uhr 
Alright, When looking in the SFM files, there is a folder with a C++ redistributable installer in it which I didnt have. Weird that it didnt install it, anyway, Installed it now and it works!
The Otaku JP 22. Feb. 2014 um 19:58 Uhr 
*I know, this discussion is old, but I want to add something.
If someone has this problem with a X64 Computer (like me), try to install the X64 and the X86 Update of C++ (available on SFM Files), it's stupid, but works.
Ursprünglich geschrieben von Johano™:
Alright, When looking in the SFM files, there is a folder with a C++ redistributable installer in it which I didnt have. Weird that it didnt install it, anyway, Installed it now and it works!
Well, where is the file?
Surfy 4. Aug. 2015 um 22:00 Uhr 
I can confirm that to fix the ifm bug all you gotta do is install/repair both editions of C++ which are found in SourceFilmmaker\_CommonRedist
Ursprünglich geschrieben von Sir. Feigh:
I can confirm that to fix the ifm bug all you gotta do is install/repair both editions of C++ which are found in SourceFilmmaker\_CommonRedist

He's Right, i had the same problem today, but then, i went to C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\SourceFilmmaker\_CommonRedist\vcredist\2010 and repaired everything, And it worked, Thank You Man!
Dead Note 17. Aug. 2015 um 17:13 Uhr 
Hey Dudes,How can you repair the folder?
Thanks In Advance!
Bemm 1. Sep. 2015 um 20:32 Uhr 
the ifm.dll error is still showing up even if i just repaired C++ 2010
Pte Jack 1. Sep. 2015 um 21:21 Uhr 
Did you reboot the computer after the repair? (Sorry, I just had to ask.)
Ursprünglich geschrieben von Your Friend Fresk/Churro:
Ursprünglich geschrieben von Sir. Feigh:
I can confirm that to fix the ifm bug all you gotta do is install/repair both editions of C++ which are found in SourceFilmmaker\_CommonRedist

He's Right, i had the same problem today, but then, i went to C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\SourceFilmmaker\_CommonRedist\vcredist\2010 and repaired everything, And it worked, Thank You Man!

simple and easy thx for help
I have the same question. But my ifm is in the tools file of source film maker. Do I move it?
Where is C++
i run 32 bit not 64
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