desktop cant find/run csrss.exe

  rangerjohn 08:17 AM 03 Nov 11

a couple of weeks ago i got a couple of virus' on my pc but i eventually got rid of them but now when i start my pc i get a box saying 'could not find or run C:user/johnny\appdata\local\temp\csrss.exe specified in the registry everything works ok for me (net/films/music and downloads are fine)the thing is ive checked on the net and some people are saying i definitely need it others say it was a virus (obviously one that my pc deleted)the thing is DO i neeed it and can i just ignore the box or should i find it again


  gengiscant 08:45 AM 03 Nov 11

Always helps to mention operating system. Try this: Scannow

  birdface 09:00 AM 03 Nov 11

looks like a temp file would delete browsing history in I/E not remove it.

  birdface 09:34 AM 03 Nov 11

Have you checked in Task manager to make sure csrss.exe is running .

  johndrew 09:38 AM 03 Nov 11

This file should be in the Windows/System32 folder. Read this and/or this.


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