What does the igfxsrvc.exe file do?
The igfxsrvc.exe process is also known as igfxsrvc Module and is a part of Intel® Common User Interface or, as the case may be, Intel Poulsbo Drivers for Windows NT. This software is produced by Intel (www.intel.com). An obsolete or defective version of igfxsrvc.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- igfxsrvc Module has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- igfxsrvc 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)
- igfxsrvc.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module igfxsrvc.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about igfxsrvc.exe igfxsrvc Module
igfxsrvc.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file igfxsrvc.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 159,744 bytes (21% of all these files), 256,536 bytes as well as 41 other variants.
This particular software does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The igfxsrvc file is not part of the Windows operating system. The original file was created by Microsoft. The file itself can therefore be considered trustworthy. For this reason, 12% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A igfxsrvc.exe file has a 56% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". In this case, the file size is usually 7,680 bytes. It has none of the usual file information, such as version number, etc. This igfxsrvc.exe process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The file is no part of Microsoft Windows.
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 igfxsrvc.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 igfxsrvc?
|Installed for some Intel hardware (onboard NVidia graphics in my case), but also a somewhat common trojan. In my legitimate case, it is installed alongside igfxpers.exe |
|Intel(R) Integrated Graphics Service |
|this file was needed to run my Intel graphics integrated accelerator card. HP said it was a spyware and wouldnt give me the information, so I looked it up myself. Once I D/L'ed the file from intel and reinstalled the software with this file included my card worked correctly again. According to one website "igfxsrvc.exe is the Intel(R) Integrated Graphics Service installed with the drivers for graphic cards with Intel chip-sets. I added both websites for that info and the intel website where I would the driver (further information...) |
|This is a component of Intel video driver. These are drivers for the Intel video device on your system. |
| igfxsrvc.exe is a process associated with Intel(R) Common User Interface from Intel Corporation. It is installed with graphic card drivers with Intel chipsets. This program is important for the stable and secure running of your computer and should not be terminated. |
Summary: 19 users judge igfxsrvc.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 4 users consider it harmless. However, 4 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 7 users have already deleted igfxsrvc.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall Intel® Common User Interface or Intel Poulsbo Drivers for Windows NT
To remove igfxsrvc Module from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for Intel® Common User Interface or Intel Poulsbo Drivers for Windows NT in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if igfxsrvc.exe (igfxsrvc 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 igfxsrvc Module. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for igfxsrvc 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 igfxsrvc.exe is causing problems for you, a good Registry Cleaner 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.