How to Remove “igfxcfg.exe”

What is igfxcfg.exe?


Originally developed by Intel, igfxcfg.exe is a legitimate file process and also called as  igfxcfg Module that is associated with software Intel Common User Interface.  It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

igfxcfg.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after igfxcfg.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


How to check if your computer is infected with igfxcfg.exe malware?


If your system is affected by igfxcfg.exe malware, you will notice one or the several below symptoms:

  • igfxcfg.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites


To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove igfxcfg.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove igfxcfg.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 19 June 2018 at 2:15 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Intel Corporation Executable 5473b6ab98ea219f
767d308a38c1d23b
8f4fd9cb
17a3c711d0051ee0
5f70beac24c08d8f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.14.10.51
32
6.14.10.51
32
Algeria N/A
2 Intel Corporation Executable db2b27ce12376347
84fdb00e3cf25c48
962b8df0
4de192f4e07aab79
cfd5955f24c21215
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 7.14.10.15
91
7.14.10.15
91
Indonesia N/A
3 Intel Corporation Executable 9cf378770c57138c
390b7c4f36227899
9fbc39e3
41170d3b6fd916d4
e5421b119f8638d1
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3.0.0.4342 7.0.0.4342 Egypt N/A
4 Intel Corporation Executable 87f57330ab7c0555
183aad03aa6247bd
91d3eb80
033b969b71e6bc27
df09149f412d336d
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 7.14.10.15
91
7.14.10.15
91
Indonesia N/A
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2

Safe Entries

First Seen: 01 May 2009 at 12:49 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Intel Corporation Executable 910d128effb88a3d
82aa37942cdeaba5
84f0f0fe
515379bbac5a9ef9
56d7369e663eeab2
No 3,0,0,1517 7,0,0,1517 10.224.25.96/32
2 Intel Corporation Executable a1d1b594e3be13ca
8d0e28599f478871
4bd459cf
d5d3d1488fb2a761
1624ed53f8855315
Yes 8.14.10.21
17
8.14.10.21
17
United States
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