WindowServer that run on my mac

Discussion in 'iMac' started by stuart2102, May 6, 2012.

  1. stuart2102 macrumors regular

    stuart2102

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    WindowServer that run on my mac server for what? when i open my activity monitor i saw it that is running, is it ok if im going to quite the processing of WindowServer to minimize the space of my disk? please advise
     
  2. simsaladimbamba

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    "WindowServer" is the process to draw the fancy GUI on top of Mac OS X, quitting it would probably bring the computer to a halt and result in nothing for you to see and interact with.

    Then there is also this older thread titled "What is WindowServer?" which I found via using a www search engine and the search terms "mac windowserver". That thread I linked to has the following post, in case clicking the link is not possible:
     
  3. stuart2102 thread starter macrumors regular

    stuart2102

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    Thanks for this info i tried to search in the search engine buti cant find so i decided to post it here anyway its a wrong prefix or wordings that i put it there that is why i didnt find the tread but anyway thanks againf for this info im just curious about coz i saw a lot of processing on my imac when i visit Activity monitor and i dont understand what is the function of it hehehe
     
  4. leman macrumors 604

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    With the way you compose your sentences, I am not surprised :D
     
  5. lorentzyeung macrumors newbie

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