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What is cssrs.exe?

Cssrs.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if cssrs.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

Cssrs.exe file information

The process known as System restore or Services and Controller app belongs to software UnbeKannt or Microsoft® Windows (version 2000 Operating System) or mains by VolkS or Microsoft (www.microsoft.com) or 360.

Description: Cssrs.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. cssrs.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 176,128 bytes (62% of all occurrences), 557,056 bytes, 208,896 bytes or 391,680 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/cssrs.exe.html 
The cssrs.exe file is not a Windows system file. The program is not visible. Cssrs.exe is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders). The process listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. Cssrs.exe is able to record inputs, hide itself, monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 67% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

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If cssrs.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 67% dangerous. The file size is 32,768 bytes (20% of all occurrences), 36,880 bytes, 775,168 bytes, 15,362 bytes or 1,052,672 bytes. The program is not visible. The cssrs.exe file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. It is not a Windows system file. There is no file information. Cssrs.exe is able to monitor applications and hide itself.

If cssrs.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 61% dangerous. The file size is 131,072 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 221,184 bytes, 167,936 bytes or 399,872 bytes. The software has no file description. The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows core file. Cssrs.exe is able to connect to the Internet, record inputs and monitor applications.

If cssrs.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 62% dangerous. The file size is 142,848 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 70,144 bytes, 174,592 bytes or 231,936 bytes.

If cssrs.exe is located in the folder "C:\Program Files\Common Files", the security rating is 56% dangerous. The file size is 27,648 bytes.

External information from Paul Collins:

  • "Display Drivers" definitely not required. Added by the AGOBOT.FX WORM!

Important: Some malware also uses the file name cssrs.exe, for example Trojan:Win32/Provis!rts or Trojan:Win32/Startpage.gen!A (detected by Microsoft), and not-a-virus:Monitor.Win32.KeyLogger.qa or Backdoor.Win32.VBbot.cn (detected by Kaspersky). Therefore, you should check the cssrs.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.


User Comments

this file could not open the pen drive and other drive
  sandeep tanwar   (further information)
it is in my pc
  Anuj kumar  
its trojan virus, it hides folders from pendrives/flashdrives when you plug it in your computer and it creates a duplicate folders in your pendrives/flashdrives with extension file (.exe)
  jose leonico c. talingdan  

Summary: Average user rating of cssrs.exe: based on 3 votes with 3 user comments.
One user thinks cssrs.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users suspect danger.

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