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Program info

Estimated safety rating


csrss.exe is a application which is probably NOT a virus. So, if csrss.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is virus-free, we still advise you to run a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend yourself against potential security problems.

Executable file path


The default name and directory where this application is stored is

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this file is a414ed40e29d86c275d8ea66944886f6.

Is running as a service


This program does NOT run as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.

Belongs to the operating system


csrss.exe seems to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This application runs in 32-bit mode. It does not exploit the entire set of features of nowadays' computer CPUs. This is quite normal because the publishers did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 Client Server Runtime Process

The description stored in the file is Client Server Runtime Process.

File version

 5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)

File version extracted from the file 5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111).


 Microsoft Corporation

Author Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Intellectual property rights notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Digitally signed


csrss.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays the large majority of legit software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature attached to csrss.exe is valid. This is excellent.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Windows Component Publisher

Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows Component Publisher

Issuer name

 Microsoft Windows Verification Intermediate PCA

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification Intermediate PCA

Can be uninstalled


This application does NOT have an uninstall routine set up in registry.