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Stressing over Processes


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icecraker77

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:) I am looking for some help along the Processes on my "not so" special notebook; Acer Ferrari 3400 running Windows 7 w/ 1.25GB RAM! Now generally it runs pretty good considering "well ya know" anyway my concern is this when in task manager/ Processes I click on name "ya know" alphabetical order" and all. So anyway I see a process csrss.exe but, not once but twice? Now here's the thing when I click then chose properties its pulling from the exact same file location so far be it me to know why but, in my short understanding of computers I don't recall any thing remotely close please don't hesitate cause I'm a stay at home father and this is one of my daily babysitting tools as well as a place to wonder in my own thoughts, hopes, and dreams!!!.... Thanks Ya'll! :) :)
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Two running csrss.exe processes is completely normal since Vista came around. There is nothing wrong with this happening - in fact - it is supposed to be this way.

If you want to read up on the changes (granted this is from XP to Vista) you can read an article on it here: http://technet.micro...istakernel.aspx

I know you are talking about Windows 7 and not Windows Vista - but I am sure the reasoning behind this is the same on both OSes.

in short - one csrss.exe is used by "kernel" mode and one is used for "User" mode. Or - one for session 0 and one for session 1

Edited by geekhelp4u, 23 October 2009 - 10:06 AM.

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