what is the file csrss.exe?

i found it in my task manager and dont know what it is is it bad?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Google it yourself you lazy bastard

  • 1 decade ago

    This is the user-mode portion of the Win32 subsystem; Win32.sys is the kernel-mode portion. Csrss stands for Client/Server Run-Time Subsystem, and is an essential subsystem that must be running at all times. Csrss is responsible for console windows, creating and/or deleting threads, and implementing some portions of the 16-bit virtual MS-DOS environment.

    Note: The csrss.exe file is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32. In other cases, csrss.exe is a virus, spyware, trojan or worm! Check this with Security Task Manager.

    Virus with same name: Nimda.E

  • 1 decade ago

    csrss.exe or csrss process info for Microsoft Client/Server Runtime Server Subsystem. more than likely a trojan or virus.

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