What is gfxdownloadwrapper.exe? 5 ways to see if it’s safe.

What is gfxdownloadwrapper.exe?

gfxdownloadwrapper.exe is an app from Intel that helps update your graphic card module software. The software appears to “wrap” Intel graphics card software updates, then helps to install the update on your PC.

Publisher: Intel

gfxdownloadwrapper.exe stands for Intel Graphics Executable Download Wrapper.

What does gfxdownloadwrapper.exe do?

Provides graphic card software downloads.

Is gfxdownloadwrapper.exe safe? 5 easy ways to see if gfxdownloadwrapper.exe is safe or malware.

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Why does gfxdownloadwrapper.exe access the network?

While investigating gfxdownloadwrapper.exe with the GlassWire network security monitor on our devices based in the USA we found it connects to servers controlled by Akamai (and probably used by Intel) at e11.dsca.akamaiedge.net. Akamai CDN servers are most likely used to distribute Intel graphics card software updates.

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