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: 07 April 2018 at 12:44 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Intel Corporation Executable e0f73a1ff4b6f0f9
a9880352c14bd557
5113ea67
0c8443ca6f1d3035
b51bdf433a2b5077
Virus.Win32.
MadAngel.n
Yes 7.15.10.20
09
7.15.10.20
09
Indonesia N/A
2 Intel Corporation Executable 1e65f07a12132a29
41184258f27e12ab
e7278790
b6601ddd14a9e7e9
d2daf4bce911e24e
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.14.10.19
12
7.14.10.19
12
United States N/A
3 Intel Corporation Executable 5aa165887008a1bf
83bc11de5cfef7d0
4e5d6c7d
1399d70ee2a43a24
5861a3382b7c9d8a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.14.10.48
85
6.14.10.48
85
Canada N/A
4 Intel Corporation Executable d2a162e05042c58a
fe2a6a679cb4b83e
1487cfae
88b9428a2e9f18da
09d94fb423e978d2
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 7.15.10.20
09
7.15.10.20
09
Argentina N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 21 August 2008 at 9:47 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Intel Corporation Executable 6b9581a98316f9cc
8b604b14c1e71eb4
2648bef3
d185da7e64f7681c
96a8538410ce616c
No 3,0,0,1757 7,0,0,1757 United States
2 Intel Corporation Executable a1d1b594e3be13ca
8d0e28599f478871
4bd459cf
d5d3d1488fb2a761
1624ed53f8855315
Yes 8.14.10.21
17
8.14.10.21
17
United States
3 Intel Corporation Executable 11929f437c58e23b
91978489a4d75e08
60c1818e
c1be1e5c28417397
e55be185f4c3908e
Yes 7.14.10.18
40
7.14.10.18
40
United States
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