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What is bubbles.scr?

Part of Bubbles Screen Saver by Microsoft

What is it?

Bubbles Screen Saver is a default Windows screen saver automatically installed with Windows.
(bubbles.scr is a system file that is installed with Windows)
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How does bubbles.scr run?

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

How does bubbles.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 0.4% of all Boost users have the bubbles.scr process running.Of the 0.4% of bubbles.scr users, less than 1% have disabled it.
How stable is Bubbles Screen Saver?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is bubbles.scr?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00134% CPU13446.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
61.52 MB RAM285.7%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
              18 GDI objects12.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:

Are there other versions of Bubbles Screen Saver?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by Bubbles Screen Saver.

What else is related?

Bubbles Screen Saver Stability

bubbles.scr crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Crashing module: ntdll.dll (still researching...)
Occurred: over 3 months ago
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Crashing module: ntdll.dll (still researching...)
Occurred: over 3 months ago
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Crashing module: ntdll.dll (still researching...)
Occurred: over 3 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Starter (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate | KKD Windows 7 V.3 (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: bubbles.scr
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation (verified)
Name: Bubbles Screen Saver
Description: Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Version: 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
Product version: 6.1.7600.16385
Size: 858 KB
Original file name: Bubbles
Windows file protection: Yes

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0015303617%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001856761%
User CPU: 0.00134468563272%
Privileged CPU time: 234734.7 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 936,633,232
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 135.34 MB
Peak committed memory: 135.34 MB
Paged memory: 61.52 MB
Peak paged memory: 61.52 MB
Paged system memory: 167.29 KB
Non-paged system memory: 5.98 KB
Working set memory: 43.85 MB
Peak working set memory: 43.85 MB
Min working set memory: 43.47 MB
Private memory: 61.52 MB
Page faults: 22,150
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 1
Total read transfer: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 252
Total other transfer: 1.22 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 18
Peak GDI objects: 20
USER objects: 6
Peak USER objects: 6
Handle count average: 84
Thread count average: 3
Thread resource averages

Process details

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

Screensaver details

Name: bubbles.scr

Image hashes

MD5: 775c41c2f2ef3dd150a7444b95e631d0
SHA-1: 29a6bad211d6b85c140aaf450d009b6bec4bfcb2
SHA-256: eb1041c803a5c1b56b3fe315666c82578e4b74faf7e2b252089190aec5d3bc1e

PE image details

CLR assembly: Yes
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
File packed: No
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