csrss.exe

Process name: Microsoft Client/Server Runtime Server Subsystem

Application using this process: Microsoft Windows Operating System

Recommended: Check your system for invalid registry entries.

csrss.exe

Process name: Microsoft Client/Server Runtime Server Subsystem

Application using this process: Microsoft Windows Operating System

Recommended: Check your system for invalid registry entries.

csrss.exe




Process name: Microsoft Client/Server Runtime Server Subsystem

Application using this process: Microsoft Windows Operating System

Recommended: Check your system for invalid registry entries.

What is csrss.exe doing on my computer?

The Microsoft Client Server Runtime Server subsystem utilizes the process csrss.exe for managing the majority of the graphical instruction sets under the Microsoft Windows operating system. As such Csrss.exe provides the critical functions of the operating system, and its termination can result in the Blue Screen of Death being displayed.

Csrss.exe controls threading and Win32 console window features. Threading is where the application splits itself into multiple simultaneous running tasks. Threads supported by csrss.exe are different from processes in that threads are commonly contained within the process, with various threads sharing resources within the same process. The Win32 console is the plain text window in the Windows API system (programs can use the console without the need for image display).

In mobile devices such as notebooks and laptops, the process csrss.exe is closely dependent on power management schemes implemented by the system as defined under the Control Panel option.

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csrss.exe is a system process that is needed for your PC to work properly. It should not be removed.
csrss.exe

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Is csrss.exe harmful?

This process is considered safe. It is unlikely to pose any harm to your system.
csrss.exe is a safe process

Can I stop or remove csrss.exe?

Since csrss.exe is a system process it should not be stopped. The process is required for your PC to work properly.

Is csrss.exe CPU intensive?

This process is considered to be CPU intensive. Without proper management, CPU intensive processes can manipulate system resources causing speed loss.

Why is csrss.exe giving me errors?

System process issues are mainly a result of conflicting applications running on your PC.


Why do I have multiple instances of csrss.exe?


The system sometimes dedicates more resources to a specific task by generating multiple instances of one process. However this can also be a symptom of a virus or trojan infection. Make sure you always use an updated antivirus and run a full scan.

csrss.exe is known to have 5 other instances:

csrss.exe
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Trojan.W32.Rontokbro
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Trojan.W32.Sober
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Trojan.W32.Beagle
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Trojan.W32.VIRKEL
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