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Startup program entry details:

Persistence (igfxpers.exe)

This page expands upon the information already available for this entry in the Pacman's Portal Windows start-up programs database.

User's choice - depends whether a user deems it necessary

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Description:

Installed with the graphics drivers for Intel desktop and mobile motherboard chipsets with integrated graphics. One observed function is that it on some notebooks/netbooks it can change the resolution during startup from reduce to full. Otherwise, its purpose or function isn't known at present but users may be able to disable it without any problems - hence the recommended "U" status

Startup information:

Registry (Start → Run → regedit)

Windows 8.* Task Manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC → Startup)

MSConfig (Start → Run → msconfig → Startup)

Windows Defender (Start → All Programs → Windows Defender → Tools → Software Explorer)

Log examples:

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Persistence] C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Persistence] C:\Windows\system32\igfxpers.exe

Other information:

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