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What to do if csrss.exe is not responding

Note: this article is valid for new versions of Windows, that means: XP, Vista, Windows7, 8 and Windows 10

csrss.exe - What to do if hangs up?
The typical situation is: you "click on something", windows appears to be frozen, and after several seconds (or minutes, if yo are really lucky :-), the famous message appears: csrss.exe is not responding and will be terminated.
This problem is more serious in older versions of Windows, say XP. Modern Windows can recover more easily and mostly you can simply start csrss.exe again and continue in your work.
If the problem persists, try to restart Windows.
Next step is to run a check disk - very often the software freeze just because of the disk error - when the process cannot read the data from the hard disk. Another reason for not responding issue may be frozen internet connection - test it as well.

More typical errors related to csrss.exe

More useful links which may help you to know: if csrss.exe is virus or not , how to solve typical problems with csrss.exe error (more specific is csrss.exe application error) You should know about how to remove csrss.exe. Typical Windows message: csrss.exe high cpu. Damaged file: csrss.exe is corrupted.

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What to do if above still does not work?

csrss.exe not responding If you cannot terminate the process csrss.exe by clicking on big "X" in top right corner of main window, open Program manager (Ctrl+Alt+Del works well), locate csrss.exe and terminate it there. (See the image). Note: "not responding..." is a very common message and it doesn't need to be a problem in a csrss.exe itself. Other software may block csrss.exe, or it can be a problem 'somewhere' in Windows. If the above advices do not work, try some registry cleaner and also deeply scan your computer with some anti-virus software.

General information about purpose and description of csrss.exe
csrss.exe is the process name for the Microsoft Client/Server Runtime Server Subsystem. This process manages most graphical commands in Windows, is responsible for managing windows, threads etc. This program should not be terminated. The file is normally located in the c:\windows\System32 folder. Note: This process name is also reported as a virus or trojan (Nimda.E). In this case, the running process is a security risk and should be removed immediatelly.

Security risk rating: Very low
Note: The security risk rating above is an average value based on user's opinions.
Trojan and malware info: N/A
Typical errors which comes together with not responding error: An error occured in file csrss.exe, An error occurred in application XXX, csrss.exe is not responding and will be terminated

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