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Windows 7: Open file location

16 Mar 2013   #1
dfs4

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit
 
 
Open file location

When I open taskmgr and right click on csrss.exe and hit 'open file location' .. nothing happens. It doesn't take me to its location. Also in the description column in taskmgr there is nothing for csrss.exe. Also when I right click csrss.exe and hit 'properties' again nothing happens. What is wrong with this and how can I fix this?


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16 Mar 2013   #2
pbcopter

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Put a check in show processes from all users. You will be able to perform the functions you have indicated.
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16 Mar 2013   #3
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dfs4 View Post
When I open taskmgr and right click on csrss.exe and hit 'open file location' .. nothing happens. It doesn't take me to its location. Also in the description column in taskmgr there is nothing for csrss.exe. Also when I right click csrss.exe and hit 'properties' again nothing happens. What is wrong with this and how can I fix this?
This file is critical to your system. Do not interfere with it unless you know exactly what you are doing! If you are that knowledgeable you will leave it alone anyway!
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16 Mar 2013   #4
dfs4

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit
 
 

The 'show processes from all users' seems to work but I am wondering why does it not work when 'show processes from all users' is not clicked.
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16 Mar 2013   #5
pbcopter

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

There are a few system processes that are shown in the single user view that cannot be accessed because they require administrator privilege that is given when show all users is selected.
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