The igfxtray exe file is associated with Intel graphics drivers. They enable the display of pictures, videos, and sound.
When your computer boots, the igfxtray.exe file loads and enables the Intel graphics drivers.
The igfxtray.exe file also enables your Intel graphics and Intel HD graphics if they are not already turned on.
- If igfxtray.exe crashes, it may cause other BSoD issues.
- Your drivers may be outdated, and that can cause BSoDs.
- System errors, malware, and other issues can cause BSoDs too.
Run the troubleshooter
- Press the Windows key + S, type troubleshoot, and select Troubleshoot settings from the results.
- Now, click on Additional troubleshooters under the Get help with other problems section.
- Scroll down to igfxtray.exe and click on Run the troubleshooter button.
- Now, follow the on-screen instructions to complete the troubleshooting process.
Uninstall and reinstall your graphics driver
- To uninstall the graphics driver, open the Device Manager.
- Then right-click on the device and select Uninstall device.
- Click the Uninstall button to confirm the action.
- Next, open the web pages for the driver’s manufacturer, and locate the most recent driver.
- Install the latest driver.
Run the SFC and DISM commands
- First, open the Command prompt as administrator.
- Then type the sfc /scannow and press Enter. The Command prompt will scan for any problems.
- If it fixes any issues, it will list them and ask you to run DISM /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth.
- Run DISM, and again, if Dism finds any issues, it will list them.
- Then, type sfc /scannow and press Enter, and DISM will scan for any problems.
Perform a Clean boot
- Go to Search, type msconfig and open System Configuration.
- Navigate to the Services tab, check the Hide all Microsoft services option, and click Disable all.
- Go to the Startup tab, uncheck the Load startup items option, click Disable all, and Apply.
- Restart the computer.
Check your antivirus
- Your antivirus program might cause the issue.
- ^ Try disabling your antivirus and check for any improvements.
- Update your drivers
There isn’t a single driver that might prevent Igfxtray.exe from starting.
- However, outdated drivers might cause the issue.
- Try updating the drivers and see if that helps.
- Check for any missing or corrupt system files
There isn’t a single system file that can cause the Igfxtray.exe to crash.
- However, any missing or corrupt system files can cause the issue.
- Try reinstalling the graphic drivers and see if that helps.