If you observed igfxpers.exe process running in the Task Manager under Processes list, from its name its difficult to understand which program it belongs to, don’t worry! it’s not a virus related-one or system related process either. This process is from Intel and will be installed with NVidia graphics cards drivers specifically or can be installed with other graphics cards for Intel-based chip set motherboards which was the case with us.
Use of igfxpers.exe process
igfxprs.exe is called Intel Common User Interface useful on netbooks which will restore native screen resolution after restart/shutdown/hibernation which may not be the case if you terminate this process as your notebook resolution may be scaled differently.
Disabling igfxpers.exe process
If you’re observing this process consuming or eating system resources, you can safely disable it from running at system startup through Msconfig utility. This is not essential process to run your operating system anyway.
1. Use Msconfig in the run command box
2. Click “Startup” tab and uncheck for Intel common User Interface item, click Apply followed by OK and restart your Computer for changes to take effect.