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Clarification Request
why two of these in same folder?

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One may be a virus. As I recall, only one of the same name should be in the /Windows/System32 folder.

https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/protect/forum/protect_scanning/csrssexe/26bba20c-2691-4d42-bec4-637436c53c4f?auth=1

https://www.howtogeek.com/321581/what-is-client-server-runtime-process-csrss.exe-and-why-is-it-running-on-my-pc/

csrss.exe
Process ID:
760
User:
SYSTEM
Domain:
NT AUTHORITY
Path:
C:\Windows\System32\csrss.exe
Memory Usage:
5.39 MB
Peak Memory Usage:
5.53 MB


csrss.exe
Process ID:
876
User:
SYSTEM
Domain:
NT AUTHORITY
Path:
C:\Windows\System32\csrss.exe
Memory Usage:
6.00 MB
Peak Memory Usage:
76 MB

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Re: why

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Because it's Windows!

I even have 3 (with 2 users logged on, so my guess is that it's one for system and one for each user). And I don't mind at all. Just like you probably don't mind about the system processes running in Linux.

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something new?

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Re: something new?

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I'll check tomorrow in Windows 7 (work laptop) and XP (located next to that laptop).

Post was last edited on September 14, 2017 12:38 PM PDT

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Something new

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W7
I have 2 of these in sys32.
I have 2 processes running called csrss.exe.
Both coming from sys32.
I'm not seeing a problem and my AV has not complained.

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(NT) NT - OK, thanks, good to know

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Too light on detail. Try sharing a Web Speccy.

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Speccy

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Spend a little time and start moving stuff from your ssd to your hdd.
Having your ssd that full will effect perf.

Mcafee, I don't know why your using that product instead of the native av/fw but that's your call.

Gaming over wifi is iffy go wired if possible.

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im a bit dumb when it comes to this sort of thing

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what sort of things can i transfer over

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Transfer

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Start with your games.

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What's broke?

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What are you trying to fix?
Do share that speccy report.

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Re: bottleneck

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There's always a bottleneck. If not, everything would be ready in less than a nanosecond.

What are you doing that you would like to see going faster than it does now?

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what i'm trying to do

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I'm trying to run video games

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See above.

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About disk space. The 1070 should game well. Now if you connected your monitor to the onboard video you'll have a bad day.

Or was trying to play at over 1080p, etc. you might have to reduce settings. Nothing looks too amiss, strange to see Mcafee there. (See above.)

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Slow

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The disc speed is quite slow (5400rpm?) and the networking is also slow, based on your supplied image.

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Discord?

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That can be a problem also. Why do you have it? Doesn't sound like something I'd want on mine.
https://support.discordapp.com/hc/en-us/articles/115001115832-Known-Bugs

https://www.file.net/process/discord.exe.html

Description: Discord.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The Discord.exe file is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or in a subfolder of the user's "Documents" folder. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 13,179,660 bytes. https://www.file.net/process/discord.exe.html
The file has a digital signature. The file is not a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. The software listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. Discord.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs, monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 69% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.
Uninstalling this variant: If you encounter difficulties with Discord.exe, you can uninstall Discord software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7).
Recommended: Identify Discord.exe related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Discord.exe

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Also, you have two firewalls active, both McAffee and Windows. Pick one or the other only, or they could be interfering with each other.
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Get rid of iTune's "Bonjour" if you don't use it, and probably don't.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bonjour_(software)
https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/45765/do-i-really-need-bonjour-on-windows
One of my least favorite things that Apple does to every Windows computer during an installation of iTunes is that it installs Bonjour. On almost every Windows machine I've installed iTunes on, Bonjour has caused an error of some sort.
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Wow, you have 67 svchost.exe running! That's a service helper program that is used by Windows. It's legit, but WOW so many at the same time!! Just for fun I checked the (similar to svchost.exe) kworker entries in my Linux system monitor and I'm only use 13 of them with both my browser and email client running.

You also have so much software making automatic connections across the internet, it's surprising you have any internet left for YOU to use.

I also noted you turned off Windows Defender, but it's still loading some Defender program even while you have McAffee running.

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Update BIOS

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Your BIOS is from May 2016 and there's been 7-8 new ones since then. Current one is from June 2017. They make BIOS updates for a reason, and most recent ones are to solve any problems using Windows 10 with their motherboards.

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