csrss.exe and lsass.exe

Microsoft Windows xp home edition with s...
August 13, 2010 at 08:26:39
Specs: Windows XP
how do i identify if it is a virus

See More: csrss.exe and lsass.exe

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August 13, 2010 at 08:44:27
These are both critical system files. Windows cannot run without them.
Do have some reason to suspect they are viruses?

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August 13, 2010 at 08:49:25
I tried to purchase ciberdefender. When they scanned my system they said I need to spend about $400 to have them removed. I google'd these and found out they are indeed required. I just need to determine if they are a trojan.

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August 13, 2010 at 08:54:45
It would seem you may be infected but not with what you state.

Boot into SafeMode and scan with Malewarebytes Freeware version:


Also you need a decent Internet security Suite, try:


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August 13, 2010 at 12:52:43
Usually lsass.exe is in the wrong place.

From command prompt at C:\ type in attrib lsass.exe /s

Why did it take me over a year to phone in a problem to ATT?

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September 11, 2010 at 11:42:30
Both files should be in C:\Windows\System32. lsass.exe and csrss.exe Pay attention the first letter in lsass.exe should be l not i.

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September 11, 2010 at 18:47:11
Posted in error.

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