"igfxtray.exe" Process on Windows 8

Q

What is the "igfxtray.exe" process on Windows 8? Is the "igfxtray.exe" process a virus? Can I terminate the "igfxtray.exe" process?

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A

"igfxtray.exe" process represents "igfxTray Module" program.

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

Boot
   igfxtray

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

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
igfxtray.exe              5,604 K   igfxTray Module

Additional information about "igfxtray.exe" process:

Command line:
   "C:\Windows\System32\igfxtray.exe" 

Programe file information:
   Name: igfxtray.exe
   Location: C:\Windows\System32\igfxtray.exe
   Description: igfxTray Module
   Version: 8.15.10.2849
   Size: 171040 bytes
   Last modified: 10/6/2012 1:12:34 AM
   Company Name: Intel Corporation
   
Some data files used:
C:\Windows\System32

Some registry keys used:
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\SESSION MANAGER
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WindowsRuntime\CLSID
HKCR\ActivatableClasses\CLSID
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Ids

Some DLL libraries used:
C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
C:\Windows\system32\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\Windows\system32\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\Windows\System32\hccutils.DLL
C:\Windows\system32\USER32.dll
C:\Windows\system32\GDI32.dll
C:\Windows\system32\ADVAPI32.dll
C:\Windows\system32\SHELL32.dll
C:\Windows\system32\ole32.dll
C:\Windows\system32\OLEAUT32.dll

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

 

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