How to remove the csrss32 virus
Most antivirus programs identify csrss32.exe as malware.
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Csrss32.exe file information
The csrss32.exe process does not contain any data about its author.
Description: csrss32.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows.
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 53,771 bytes.
Program has no file description. The program is not visible. It is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. It is not a Windows core file. csrss32.exe is able to record inputs, hide itself and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 72% dangerous.
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If csrss32.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 36% dangerous. The file size is 7,179 bytes. The program has a visible window. There is no description of the program. The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Csrss32.exe is not a Windows system file. csrss32.exe seems to be a compressed file.
External information from Paul Collins:
There are different files with the same name:
- "Microsoft CSRSS32 Protocol" definitely not required. Added by a variant of the AGOBOT/GAOBOT WORM!
- "Microsoft Update Service" definitely not required. Added by the AGOBOT-HC WORM!
- "System Log Event" definitely not required. Added by the AGOBOT-JI WORM!
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as csrss32.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the csrss32.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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