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What is ss3dfo.scr?

Part of Direct3D Flying Objects Screen Saver by Microsoft

(ss3dfo.scr is a system file that is installed with Windows)
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How does ss3dfo.scr run?

Process - ss3dfo.scr is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. ss3dfo.scr is executed by the process winlogon.exe (Windows NT Logon Application by Microsoft).

How does ss3dfo.scr start?

Screensaver - A screensaver is a type of computer program initially designed to prevent burn-in on CRT and plasma monitors by blanking the screen or filling it with moving images or patterns when the computer is not in use. Contemporary screensavers are used primarily for entertainment or security.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the ss3dfo.scr process running.Of the 0.1% of ss3dfo.scr users, less than 1% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is ss3dfo.scr?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00322% CPU32221.5%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          3.42 MB RAM15.9%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
              17 GDI objects11.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
188 context switches/sec188.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition (5.1.2600.196608)

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File details

File name: ss3dfo.scr
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation (verified)
Name: Direct3D Flying Objects Screen Saver
Description: Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Version: 5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2105)
Product version: 5.1.2600.5512
Size: 688 KB
Original file name: Flying Objects
Windows file protection: Yes

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0067063164%
Privileged CPU: 0.0034841627%
User CPU: 0.00322215370036%
Privileged CPU time: 1432437.5 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
Context switches /sec: 188
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 29.16 MB
Peak committed memory: 32.38 MB
Paged memory: 3.42 MB
Peak paged memory: 3.42 MB
Paged system memory: 28.09 KB
Non-paged system memory: 2.07 KB
Working set memory: 5.39 MB
Peak working set memory: 6.83 MB
Min working set memory: 5.36 MB
Private memory: 3.42 MB
Page faults: 2,549
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 4
Total read transfer: 25.1 KB
Total other operations: 302
Total other transfer: 163.36 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 17
USER objects: 4
Handle count average: 28
Thread count average: 1
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ss3dfo.scr /s

Screensaver details

Name: ss3dfo.scr

Image hashes

MD5: 2c0033ea0853e27c8e30603642d9fa84
SHA-1: 2e465dfec5bd72adb15100c9e1c15e25a1c9fd18
SHA-256: 20776bb7d7ddc3d5c8eb59a742e265dde6ccfcbcbaf74f7762642825cf1c1454

PE image details

File entropy: 6.86097
File packed: No
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