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Windows 7: csrss.exe ?

18 Feb 2018   #1
redrooster01

Win 7 64 bit home premium
 
 
csrss.exe ?

I noticed that in Win task manager (processors), that csrss.exe didnt have my computer user name accociated with it? So I right clicked it and chose properties with no result, nothing happened? I then tried Open File Location but that didnt do anything either? Any other process works when right clicked, should I delete this as a virus?


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18 Feb 2018   #2
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

This is completely normal. When running Task Manager with default configuration it will not be able to obtain information from some processes such as csrss.exe. This is a critical system process. By default even an admin account only has the privileges of a limited account and that limits the capabilities of any software you run. Just because Task Manager is a part of Windows does not grant it any special privileges.
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18 Feb 2018   #3
Ranger4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1
 
 



I agree with LMiller7. Leave this alone & do not attempts to remove it.
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18 Feb 2018   #4
redrooster01

Win 7 64 bit home premium
 
 

I should have mentioned that I Googled this and thats why I asked the question because a virus is supposed to masquerade under the same name, according to some ""expert"" Anyway, I know now! Thanks fellas.
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18 Feb 2018   #5
Ranger4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1
 
 

Thanks for getting back with the update.
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20 Feb 2018   #6
redrooster01

Win 7 64 bit home premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ranger4 View Post
Thanks for getting back with the update.
No worrys mate!:)
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