"Intel Common User Interface - igfxpers.exe" Startup Program

Q

What is the startup program "Intel Common User Interface - igfxpers.exe" on my Windows 8 computer? Can I remove it to speedup my computer and reduce security risk?

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A

"Intel Common User Interface - igfxpers.exe" is installed as part of the Intel Graphics Media Accelerator Driver that provides additional configuration options. It automatically installs the boot menu, and launch each time you start your computer.

Although it is a trusted application and not malicious adware or spyware, it uses system resources and excessive memory with no benefit. Because it is not necessary for operating the computer, it can be readily removed without affecting the computer components.

Igfxpers.exe startup configuration info:

Name: Igfxpers Module
Publisher: Intel Corporation
Command: C:\WINDOWS\system32\Igfxpers.exe
Location: HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

Program file information about "Igfxpers.exe":

Directory: C:\Windows\System32
File name: Igfxpers.exe
Description: persistence Module
Size: 363,544 bytes)
Date: Wednesday, ‎September ‎23, ‎2009, ‏‎8:30:44 PM
Version: 8.14.10.1930
Company name: Intel
System essential: No
Virus/Spyware/Adware: No

 

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