Activity Monitor Question

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by shady825, Mar 16, 2009.

  1. shady825 macrumors 68000

    shady825

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    #1
    What is "WindowServer" in Activity Monitor??
    I actually have a few things I dont know what they are. If you guys could look at this and let me know if everything looks ok I'd appreciate it.
    Thanks..
     

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  2. WildCowboy Administrator/Editor

    WildCowboy

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    #2
    Looks fine to me. Is there some issue you're trying to solve?

    WindowServer basically draws everything you see on the screen. When an app wants to display something, it tells WindowServer what and where to display it, and WindowServer handles the execution of it.
     
  3. shady825 thread starter macrumors 68000

    shady825

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    #3
    Thanks for your reply. No issue I'm trying to solve.
    I read this on Yahoo this morning and it scared me! haha! :)

    Thanks again!!
     

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