ipconfig.exe is the executable name for IP Configuration Utility and is part of Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. This program is used to view and assign IP addresses a local machine.
Non-system processes like ipconfig.exe originate from software you installed on your system. Since most applications store data in your system's registry, it is likely that over time your registry suffers fragmentation and accumulates invalid entries which can affect your PC's performance. It is recommended that you check your registry to identify slowdown issues