igfxpers - Is igfxpers spyware, adware, or a virus?

what is igfxpers?
Purpose of igfxpers:



Process or task name:

Be sure to always double check your spelling if you are concerned about spyware, as often spyware will use a very similiar spelling of system processes or other common tasks. igfxpers

File type:
Misc file type - Not an exe or dll file, but still could be an executable if it is an activex file, script, etc.

Purpose of this file:
Igfxpers.exe is a file which can be used for diagnostics on specific Nvidia graphics chips. The file location is also listed below, and should always be verified as spyware writers will often use the same named file or like named files and just locate them elsewhere in attempts to fool you. This file goes by the name Intel Common User Interface Module and sets various diagnostic options on Nvidia graphics cards. This may also appear in your system startup. This file is considered safe and is not considered spyware or adware related. Visit igfxpers for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the igfxpers location, where is it stored on my computer?
You can find this file on your drive at C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe


Note on file and folder locations: Remember that although many files are always in default file locations, some files can easily be moved to different locations or change names like many spyware, adware, or popup programs do. If you suspect you have spyware or adware, check to see if you see a similiar names stored elsewhere. It always helps to check your tasklist also to see what is currently running on your computer. You can always view the tasklist on your computer by pressing ctrl-alt-del to view your "task manager", and then click the "processes" tab. This will show you all tasks running on your computer. Dll files will NOT show on your computer tasklist, as dll files are actually part of other processes. You may see similiar program names running if spyware or adware is on your computer, for example, igfxpers may be slightly misspelled to keep you from finding it, or spyware and adware may be named very similiar to a system file. Make sure always check the location of tasks or processes if you are concerned. igfxpers can also be used by other programs or software, as there is no standard on software program names what companies choose.

  • Is igfxpers spyware?
        No.

  • Is this considered adware or popup related?
        No.

  • Is this considered a virus or trojan?
        No.

  • Would you recommend that I remove igfxpers?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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    Igfxpers.exe is a file which can be used for diagnostics on specific Nvidia graphics chips. The file location is also listed below, and should always be verified as spyware writers will often use the same named file or like named files and just locate them elsewhere in attempts to fool you. This file goes by the name Intel Common User Interface Module and sets various diagnostic options on Nvidia graphics cards. This may also appear in your system startup. This file is considered safe and is not considered spyware or adware related. You can find this file on your drive at C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe Please feel free to check www.what-is-exe.com for any future lookups or updates, as this index is continually changing and expanding.