csrss.exe

Process name: csrss.exe

Application using this process: csrss.exe


csrss.exe

Process name: csrss.exe

Application using this process: csrss.exe


csrss.exe


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Process name: csrss.exe

Application using this process: csrss.exe

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What is csrss.exe doing on my computer?

csrss.exe: This process refers to the client and server run-time subsystem. It is a very important process which should never be forcefully closed by a user as it is critical to system operation. Terminating the process will result in system failure. On Windows start up csrss.exe and winlogon.exe are initiated. If either one of these processes is inaccessible or corrupted, the kernel forces a shutdown process followed by a restart, which then displays a blue screen of death message. The error code which is generally tied to this process being unavailable is 0xc000021a.


Non-system processes like csrss.exe originate from software you installed on your system. Since most applications store data in your system's registry, it is likely that over time your registry suffers fragmentation and accumulates invalid entries which can affect your PC's performance. It is recommended that you check your registry to identify slowdown issues.
csrss.exe

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Is csrss.exe harmful?

Warning! csrss.exe is considered to be a dangerous process and should be removed. Running issues with this processes can increase the risk of malware infection if bugs are present. Scan your system now to identify issues with this process and services that can be safely removed.
csrss.exe is a safe process

Can I stop or remove csrss.exe?

csrss.exe is most likely a virus or Trojan, in which case it should be stopped or removed immediately. We recommend you use an anti-virus software to identify and remove dangerous processes.

Is csrss.exe CPU intensive?

This process is not considered CPU intensive. However, running too many processes on your system may affect your PC’s performance. To reduce system overload, you can use the Microsoft System Configuration Utility to manually find and disable processes that launch upon start-up. Alternatively, download PC Mechanic to automatically scan and identify any PC issues.

Why is csrss.exe giving me errors?

Process related issues are usually related to problems encountered by the application that runs it. A safe way to stop these errors is to uninstall the application and run a system scan to automatically identify any PC issues.


Why do I have multiple instances of csrss.exe?


Multiple copies of a process in your task manager may indicate the presence of a virus or Trojan. Make sure you always use an updated antivirus software and perform a full scan to identify any such cases.

csrss.exe is known to have 5 other instances:

Microsoft Client/Server Runtime Server Subsystem
The Microsoft Client Server Runtime Server subsystem utilizes the process csrss.exe for ... read more »

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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