"igfxHK.exe" Process on Windows 7

Q

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

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A

"igfxHK.exe" process represents "igfxHK Module" program. "igfxHK.exe" process is part of the "Intel(R) Common User Interface" software.

"igfxHK.exe" process is normally running under the parent process "Boot" as shown in the process tree below:

Boot
   igfxHK

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

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
igfxHK.exe                7,528 K   igfxHK Module

Additional information about "igfxHK.exe" process:

Command line:
   igfxHK.exe 

Programe file information:
   Name: igfxHK.exe
   Location: C:\windows\system32\igfxHK.exe
   Description: igfxHK Module
   Version: 6.15.10.3682
   Size: 251376 bytes
   Last modified: 6/1/2016 6:23:34 PM
   Company Name: Intel Corporation
   
Some data files used:
C:\Windows\System32
C:\Windows\System32\en-US\user32.dll.mui
C:\Windows\Fonts\StaticCache.dat

Some registry keys used:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\SESSION MANAGER
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Locale\Alternate Sorts
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Locale
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Language Groups

Some DLL libraries used:
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
C:\windows\system32\kernel32.dll
C:\windows\system32\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\windows\system32\USER32.dll
C:\windows\system32\GDI32.dll
C:\windows\system32\LPK.dll
C:\windows\system32\USP10.dll
C:\windows\system32\msvcrt.dll
C:\windows\system32\ADVAPI32.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\sechost.dll

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

 

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