What is ialmnt5?

The genuine ialmnt5.sys file is a software component of Intel Graphics Miniport Driver by Intel.
A custom graphics accelerator for Intel based systems, this application interfaces with the hardware to provide optimum graphics accelerator. By default, it starts with Windows, and the interface can be accessed by clicking the icon in the system tray. Founded in 1986, Intel is best known for inventing the x86 microprocessor. Today they continue to focus on microprocessors and integrated circuit technology and have a large library of products available for home PCs, both hardware and software.

Ialmnt5.sys is a Windows driver. A driver is a small software program that allows your computer to communicate with hardware or connected devices. This means that a driver has direct access to the internals of the operating system, hardware etc. The free file information forum can help you determine if ialmnt5.sys is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

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Ialmnt5.sys file information

The process known as Intel Graphics Miniport Driver or Controller Hub for Intel Graphics Driver or ialm belongs to software Intel Graphics Accelerator Drivers for Windows NT by Intel (

Description: Ialmnt5.sys is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file ialmnt5.sys is located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,302,332 bytes (15% of all occurrences), 807,998 bytes and 28 more variants. 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program is not visible. There is no detailed description of this service. Ialmnt5.sys is not a Windows core file. It is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. Therefore the technical security rating is 17% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify ialmnt5.sys related errors

Important: Some malware disguises itself as ialmnt5.sys, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Therefore, you should check the ialmnt5.sys process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

fix error
its a virus
Modell:Intel (R) 82845G/GL/GE/PE/GV/Graphics Control.
  Karl-Heinz Süring  
it is a graphics driver-intel
on intel(R)Graphics
part of the Intel Extreme Graphics/Motorola chipset drivers for (among others) Acer Travelmate laptops
ialmnt5.sys is the video card driver
  Brian Simpson  
Needed for office 03 svc. pk. 3 install for XP Home which is the garbage O.S. "repackaged ME"This crap is common in networking applications with XP Home & Media Center, unlike pro 2000 pro, xp pro & XPx64 Pro and other,quality O.S
you need it trust me its for your video card
it's a video driver
While reinstalling Windows XP, the reinstall disk asked for the location of ialmnt5.sys
the error occured after i had deleted my graphics adapter in device manager
Its a graphics driver Onboard graphics Used with windows 2000-Xp
vga driver for intel82XX
graphic driver
  gyu   (further information)
Is a Driver
  Galdof   (further information)
About Graphics.
Inter(R) 82845G/GL/GE/PE/GV Graphics Controller
graphics driver
  David Peire  
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator Driver
BSOD win7 852/855
its a intel graphics driver. mobile intel 915gm express chipset
  bob howes  

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Summary: Average user rating of ialmnt5.sys: based on 57 votes with 22 user comments. 40 users think ialmnt5.sys is essential for Windows or an installed application. 13 users think it's probably harmless. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. 2 users think ialmnt5.sys is dangerous and recommend removing it. 5 users don't grade ialmnt5.sys ("not sure about it").

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Best practices for resolving ialmnt5 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with ialmnt5. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the ialmnt5.sys process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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