How to remove an igfxext error
Igfxext.exe is a executable file (a program) for Windows. The filename extension .exe is the abbreviation for executable. Only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if igfxext.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
Igfxext.exe file information
Description: igfxext.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 94,208 bytes (28% of all occurrences), 106,496 bytes and 28 more variants.
The program has no visible window. Igfxext.exe is not a Windows core file. The file is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. Therefore the technical security rating is 15% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If igfxext.exe is located in the Windows Temp folder, the security rating is 74% dangerous. The file size is 67,989 bytes. The application has no file description. The program is not visible. The application starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Igfxext.exe is not a Windows system file.
If igfxext.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 12% dangerous. The file size is 240,672 bytes. It is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. The program is not visible. Igfxext.exe is digitally signed. It is not a Windows system file.
Important: Some malware disguises itself as igfxext.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the igfxext.exe 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.
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