> Is this slowing down the performance?
Not normally, no. If one of those screensavers installed something else that
you are not aware of, then yes. A screensaver uses no resources until it's
actually running, and at that point it's presumed that you are not using the
machine. It's more likely that a performance problem is being caused by a
background process, which may or may not have come disguised as part of a
Start by running msconfig from the start/search box and looking at what is
loading on the startup tab. Disable things that are unnecessary. Also look
to your antivirus program, sometimes the default settings are overly
aggressive and can cause issues. Some of the more widely known programs are
also known resource hogs.
Best of Luck,
Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
"Toni" <Toni@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>I have been downloading screensavers. Is this slowing down the
> Should I delete some of them?