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The properties say it's created by StarMicrpSdn and it's original name is Winsyst.exe. The program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: Winlogon\Shell, win.ini, Run, MACHINE\Run, Userinit, User Shell Folders, RunOnce). To resolve this issue requires that you delete and recreate the profile. Adam When i tried to shut down my computer my cpu usage went to a 100%.

Tags: Windows Malware Task Manager Last response: January 9, 2015 9:55 AM in Antivirus / Security / Privacy Share CobaltImpurity January 9, 2015 9:38:19 AM csrss.exe shows up in task manager Glan should never be in the msconfig.exe/startup, if it is, then it's most likely a virus/worm/trojan jack I had clicked on a link from an msn contact and downloaded a file, Does this process neeed to access the internet? arasta I have two of them running at the moment, one which looks like legit because it is running as a SYSTEM proccess, while another which is using from 95-100% CPU More about the author

deleted the goddamn sob scrss file from i386 and my dowloads are back over 400kb/s! The result was a default beep and the current window losing focus or if playing a game, the game would minimize and I would see my desktop. Once the profile has been deleted you can recreate it if you want to use the same profile name. I click on properties, open file location, Go to Service(s), or end process.

As a windows file, it can consume high % processor: enable hardware graphic aceleration. I still haven't managed to get rid ot if. The file size is 845,606bytes (8% of all occurrences), 812,838bytes and 71 more variants. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

One in WINDOWS/SYSTEM32 and one (the bad one!) in capitals in the /I386-folder. The file size is 59,904bytes. Read and tried all the above suggestion and comments. This is an old thread.

When windows starts, I get a message saying that systask32 isn't functioning. melvin says: April 22, 2010 at 7:25 am how can i remove the csrss.exe to my computer? It only seems anoying Matthew i now have about 800 versions of this file, it keeps on getting more and half of them is in the C:\WINDOWS\system32 directory and the other Double-click the downloaded file to run it.

Note - this is not the legitimate csrss.exe process, which should not appear in Msconfig/Startup! "BagleAV" definitely not required. this watch out. rather than system32 MCB a way to remove this virus from your computer... If it is the same of all Op.

I would suggest that you check your TEMP folder for trojans and the such every so often, since that was where all of my trojans were. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the csrss.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows I need to have a fully functional computer clean … Can you please answer to this problem?

Wonder if it's some sort of call home (MicroSoft?) thing? You need to delete all of them, but first you need to kill the process in the Task Manager. anonymous_helper Guys! However do not delete it from the windows folder.

FRST64 makes a log (FRST.txt) in the same directory from which the tool is run (Desktop). thank you very much! If not in C:\WINDOWS\System32\csrss.exe.

Jim I had this file, and norton detected it.

If you disabled the running file, then some data will be lost....Do at your own risks. Csrss.exe is commonly used in some on keyloggers srsc.exe, csrs.exe, csrsses.exe, crssc.exe, csrse.exe Edit* As above, If there are 2 Csrss.exe 's running you most likely have a virus. Is still undected by most malicious trojan removers. Sandeep Luthra its a runtime thingie if you have dupilcates of it I had to copys of csrss, one real one on system32, the second stashed somewere else as a viruse.

Andrew A needed windows file that is a 2 sided blade viruses are often writen to target it and do its evil with use of this file Kris I got this Damage to your computer's registry could be compromising your PC's performance and causing system slow-downs and crashes. It also had a buddy file called CTFMONSS.EXE Both of these files needed to be stopped by using the End Process Tree command. prodigalrat Many Hacking Applications are being downloaded especially vie p2p software and it is being uncomplressed to System32/dllcache/win32.

I'm VERY friendly but very vulnerable. You can't delete the file because the process is running, but do delete all of the Prefetch versions. See also: Link sd nasty bugger. Example: erase_me923925 .

I used norton antivirus to find this out, it can't remove a file that is a critical process.manual deletion will cause crashes. Please reply. It's also running 2 times..? Britton30 View Public Profile Find More Posts by Britton30 07 May 2013 #6 MichaelMarr Windows 7 45 posts Liverpool Thanks for the replies.

In other cases, csrss.exe is a virus, spyware, trojan or worm! Retrieved 2010-10-01. SO Yeah. This is the first time it ever tried to do so and my Sygate firewall caught it.

Rich04 This is a Windows system file, but a lot of viruses will also use this name because the WinXP task manager won't let you close it. (Great idea, Microsoft!) The I'll be missed with my other process buddies *tears* they're going to need me to function correctly so instead of removing me, clean me! The only time you should ever download a new version of a system file is when it comes through an application update or from the publisher directly. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Free Online Tools!

I thus had two processes named csrss.exe running at once--the legitimate one in System32, and the bogus one, that I discovered using Security Task Manager. If the U.S.