Igfxupdate.exe forces cpu to load @ 100%

Recently my cpu loads @ full,When opened Task manager it stays cool.I couldnt find IGFXupdate.exe on task manager.When deleted the file in windows folder it activates by itself once task manager is closed.Please anyone find a solution to my problem...Even google is searching for the answer..

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Hi, after several hours of attemps I think I finally found the offender:
much probably a Trojan Generic KDV 792778, it pretends to be the windows service "Search Indexer" and it creates the fake executable: "igfxupdate.exe" which tries to connect in internet and rises the cpu load all the time till you open the task manager to hide itself..
So I solved the problem like this:
in the windows services management console I disabled the above fake windows service (it was in automatic start mode) and after I deleted the igfxupdate.exe file that was in the windows system32 folder..
I rebooted the pc and I deleted the same service with the command: "sc delete SearchIndexer"..
problem solved! cpu back to normal level, not more unwanted connections and not more igfxupdate files around ..
anyway for more safety it's better to do also a complete scan with a good antivirus/malware software

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