What is a client-server runtime server?
Windows always has many files running in the background. Those dozens of processes running in the background can be seen at the task manager. One of the common processes running is the client sever runtime process abbreviated as csrss, and it is a very important part of the operating system. Sometimes, the csrss may bring problems and this has made many think of disabling it completely. Before you think of killing csrss completely, there are many important things that you need to know. Here are some of them
What exactly is csrss?
Before you think of disabling csrss, it is very important to try and understand what it is and the reason why it is part of your operating system. Although it doesn’t do much nowadays, at one point, it was responsible for handling windows graphical subsystem during the Windows NT 3. X era. Part of its task included drawing window frames and menus to the screen and window management among other tasks.
The released windows NT4 back in the year 1996, removed all the graphics operations of csrss. This was done for the sake of improving the visual performance of OS. Since Windows 7 was launched, the only work of csrss been to shut down the GUI (Graphic User Interface and console) handling. CSRSS is a process that runs when the window is booting and not after. In case something is wrong with windows and it fails to start, that is when you will receive a blue screen error. It is normally called the blue screen of death.
Should one disable the CSRSS?
Many people have thought of disabling the CSRSS not once and not twice. It is very normal to want to kill it completely but CSRSS is a process that you can’t dare kill