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What is scrnsave.scr?

Part of Standardbildschirmschoner by Microsoft

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

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

How does scrnsave.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 0.2% of all Boost users have the scrnsave.scr process running.Of the 0.2% of scrnsave.scr users, less than 1% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is scrnsave.scr?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00030% CPU2986.7%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
 296 KB RAM1.3%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
         4 GDI objects2.7%
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?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)

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File details

File name: scrnsave.scr
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation (verified)
Name: Standardbildschirmschoner
Description: Betriebssystem Microsoft® Windows®
Version: 5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2105)
Product version: 5.1.2600.5512
Size: 9 KB
Original file name: scrnsave
Windows file protection: Yes

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0002986737%
Privileged CPU: 0%
User CPU: 0.00029867373745%
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 12.41 MB
Peak committed memory: 12.41 MB
Paged memory: 296 KB
Peak paged memory: 296 KB
Paged system memory: 15.48 KB
Non-paged system memory: 1.25 KB
Working set memory: 180 KB
Peak working set memory: 1.13 MB
Min working set memory: 56 KB
Private memory: 296 KB
Page faults: 321
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 1
Total read transfer: 5.37 KB
Total other operations: 16
Total other transfer: 132 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 4
USER objects: 1
Handle count average: 12
Thread count average: 1

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
C:\WIN12515\system32\scrnsave.scr /s

Screensaver details

Name: scrnsave.scr

Image hashes

MD5: d5cbae75b1a54f93fe999e44cd8eae92
SHA-1: 32d128ed1f6db8c59651322c27677dfe95f2ed15
SHA-256: 306926c31542b3982ae2a87d35424d23ab5e9470ed5fb279b02bbc05b84d3dd9

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++
File packed: No
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