"igfxpers.exe" Process on Windows 7

Q

What is the "igfxpers.exe" process on windows 7? Is the "igfxpers.exe" process a virus? Can I terminate the "igfxpers.exe" process?

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A

"igfxpers.exe - persistence Module" process is a driver for Intel and nVidia graphics cards and is installed as part of their Graphics Media Accelerator Driver.

"igfxpers.exe" process is created by the startup program entry called "Intel Common User Interface".

On the Processes tab of "Task Manager", "igfxpers.exe" process may be listed as:

Image Name   PID   Memory   Description

igfxpers.exe 3632  1,196 K  persistence Module

Additional information about "igfxpers.exe" process:

Command line:
   C:\Windows\System32\igfxpers.exe
   
Started by: explorer.exe

Files used:
   C:\Windows\System32
   C:\Windows\Fonts\StaticCache.dat
   
Registry keys: 
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Session Manager
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options
HKCU\Software\Classes
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Locale
HKCU\Software\Intel\Display\igfxcui\Configurations
HKCU\Software\Intel\Display\igfxcui\Configurations\AvailableDevices
HKCU\Software\Intel\Display\igfxcui\Configurations\ActiveDevices
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Language Groups
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Locale\Alternate Sorts

"igfxpers.exe" process is not a virus. You should not terminate "igfxpers.exe" process.

 

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