igfxtray.exe - Is igfxtray.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is igfxtray.exe?
Purpose of igfxtray.exe:



Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: igfxtray.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
Igfxtray.exe is a file which can be used for diagnostics on specific 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 igfxtray.exe file goes by the name Intel Grpahics Accelerator and sets various options on the Intel graphics chips. This may also appear in your system startup. This file is considered safe and is not considered spyware or adware related. Visit igfxtray.exe 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 igfxtray.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
You can find this file on your drive at C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe


  • Is igfxtray.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is igfxtray.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

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

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