What does the igfxCUIService.exe file do?
The igfxCUIService.exe process is also known as igfxCUIService Module and is a part of Intel® Common User Interface or, as the case may be, Intel® HD Graphics Control Panel Service. This software is produced by Intel (www.intel.com). An obsolete or defective version of igfxCUIService.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- igfxCUIService Module has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- igfxCUIService Module has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- igfxCUIService.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module igfxCUIService.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about igfxCUIService.exe igfxCUIService Module
igfxCUIService.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. IgfxCUIService.exe is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows\System32.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 341,984 bytes (14% of all these files), 341,976 bytes as well as 22 other variants.
It is the igfxCUIService22.214.171.124 service: Service for Intel HD Graphics Control Panel.
The igfxCUIService file is not part of the Windows operating system. The application does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The original file by Microsoft is digitally signed. So please check the file on your computer. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). For this reason, 5% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
- A igfxCUIService.exe file has a 5% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory. In this case, the file size is usually 292,832 bytes (33% of all these files), 300,976 bytes as well as 5 other variants. To verify its trustworthiness, Microsoft has provided it with an embedded certificate. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. The file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. This process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar.
- A igfxCUIService.exe file has a 64% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of C:\. In this case, the file size is usually 4,096 bytes. The application is recognizable as a window and also on the taskbar. The igfxCUIService file is not part of the Windows operating system. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: Run). This file contains no information about the producer or the version. igfxCUIService.exe appears to be a file that was compressed by an EXE-Packer. This technique is often used by trojans to keep the file size small and also hamper debugging efforts. However, this in itself is not sufficient reason to presume malicious intent, since even well-intentioned, professional software producers take advantage of compressed files.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves igfxCUIService.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about igfxCUIService?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall Intel® Common User Interface or Intel® HD Graphics Control Panel Service
To remove igfxCUIService Module from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Intel® Common User Interface or Intel® HD Graphics Control Panel Service in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if igfxCUIService.exe (igfxCUIService Module) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of igfxCUIService Module. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for igfxCUIService Module or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or igfxCUIService.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.