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What is wlxpgss.scr?

Part of Windows Live™ Photo Gallery by Microsoft

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How does wlxpgss.scr run?

Process - wlxpgss.scr is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. wlxpgss.scr is executed by the process winlogon.exe (Windows Logon Application by Microsoft).

How does wlxpgss.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 wlxpgss.scr process running.Of the 0.1% of wlxpgss.scr users, 32.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is wlxpgss.scr?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00220% CPU21960.5%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
109.07 MB RAM506.5%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
              26 GDI objects17.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: wlxpgss.scr
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation (verified)
Name: Windows Live™ Photo Gallery
Description: Windows Live Photos Screen Saver
Version: 15.4.3502.0922_ship.wlx.w4m4 (ship)
Product version: 15.4.3502.0922
Size: 294.86 KB
Original file name: WLXPGSS.scr.mui

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: Microsoft Corporation
Effective date: 12/7/2009
Expiration date: 3/7/2011

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0077830655%
Privileged CPU: 0.0055870138%
User CPU: 0.00219605166798%
Privileged CPU time: 330690.92 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,368,635,517
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 307.43 MB
Peak committed memory: 326.36 MB
Paged memory: 109.07 MB
Peak paged memory: 117.89 MB
Paged system memory: 347.3 KB
Non-paged system memory: 41.67 KB
Working set memory: 95.75 MB
Peak working set memory: 107.36 MB
Min working set memory: 16.63 MB
Private memory: 109.07 MB
Page faults: 5,191,792
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 55,191
Total read transfer: 206.8 MB
Total write operations: 1
Total write transfer: 4 KB
Total other operations: 172,437
Total other transfer: 4.17 MB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 26
Peak GDI objects: 30
USER objects: 16
Peak USER objects: 18
Handle count average: 503
Thread count average: 26
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
C:\Windows\WLXPGSS.SCR /s

Screensaver details

Name: wlxpgss.scr

Image hashes

MD5: 4df19dfd3042e48c663e8411fce4d6b5
SHA-1: bb9b746655c9a950c01796483bd8b2b8538cf53b
SHA-256: ea74367b471363f0a0c3cee3f29bda8125645e4afecf535b0cbdb158b67c7d03

PE image details

File packed: No
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