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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First Seen: 07 October 2018 at 11:35 am
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4ceab4f0ab1d2e7a
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.14.10.49
26
6.14.10.49
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156.203.93.62/32 N/A
2 Intel Corporation Executable 5bcaa6cdb2dead62
1f4bc83d117ecd1b
9986addc
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3.0.0.4020 7.0.0.4020 Malaysia N/A
3 Intel Corporation Executable 6b26c8da3dcfddff
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5472772c
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EmailWorm.Wi
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~v001
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6.14.10.50
82
Pakistan N/A
4 N/A Executable 05343a06c0fb0868
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e84d311a
5890dbcded518060
ad50b4f45d7c3681
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Turkey N/A
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