dwm.exe or Desktop Windows Manager is a system process belonging Microsoft'sIncluded in the last two operating systems created by it (Windows Vista si Windows 7).
Desktop Windows Manager is responsible for graphic effects in Vista and 7 (3D effects, transparency, Live preview - thumbnails). Aero consume enough resources, leading to decreased PC performance with a weaker configuration. In this case we recommend disabling dwm.exe process for increased performance (Control Panel -> Services -> Desktop Windows Manager Session Manager -> right click Properties -> Startup type: Disabled).
Location legitimate dwm.exe process is C: | Windows \ System 32. If you find this process wherever another location, make an urgent full system scan because it could be virus, trojan or spyware!Advertisements Set the CPU priority processes (via Task Manager Set Priority) »»
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