Graphics
Graphics Drivers
OpenGL* 3D Screensavers Run Slowly

Symptom(s):
OpenGL* 3D screensavers run slowly.

Cause:
Hardware acceleration for OpenGL* screensavers is not enabled in the graphics drivers because of potential compatibility issues with a number of third party OpenGL screensavers. Running the screensavers in software mode should reduce the possibility of system lockups or crashes while these screen savers are enabled. This should not prevent these screen savers from running, but slow rendering speed may be seen. This does not affect OpenGL-based games or general applications.

Solution:
This is expected behavior.

Operating System:

Windows 98 SE*, Windows 2000 *, Windows Me*, Windows XP Professional*, Windows XP Home Edition*

This applies to:

Intel® 82845G Graphics Controller
Intel® 82852/82855 Graphics Controller Family
Intel® 82865G Graphics and Memory Controller Hub (GMCH)
Intel® 82915G/82910GL Express Chipset Family
Intel® 82945G Express Chipset
Intel® 82946GZ Graphics Controller
Intel® 82G965 Graphics and Memory Controller Hub (GMCH)
Intel® 82Q963 Graphics and Memory Controller Hub (GMCH)
Intel® 82Q965 Graphics and Memory Controller Hub (GMCH)
Mobile Intel® 915GM/GMS, 910GML Express Chipset Family
Mobile Intel® 945GM Express Chipset Family

Solution ID: CS-004684 (1.0.7268549.3815688)
Last Modified: 05-Oct-2014
Date Created: 01-Jan-2003
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