I just downloaded a screensaver that uses OpenGL and therefore runs really slowly without hardware acceleration. Unfortunately, my laptop has Intel integrated graphics. Luckily, this question had a solution, to rename the screensaver from
I renamed the copy of the screensaver in my downloads to
.sCr, and when I ran it, it worked perfectly. Of course, the actual installed screensaver was still laggy, presumably because Windows copied it somewhere and kept
.scr once I right clicked the downloaded copy and hit
However, I am unable to find this place. I looked in
C:\Windows\SysWOW64, it wasn't in either. I don't want to have to resort to searching my entire drive (or even the whole windows folder).
I have Windows 7 SP1.
Where did Windows put my screensaver when I installed it?