Like some folks, I consider myself to be computer-savvy, but somehow, something got by me.
My laptop wireless switch is dying, and disconnects sometimes. Since this laptop never leaves my desk, I don’t care. I just plugged in a cable to my wireless router.
It won’t work. Long story short, talking to Linksys revealed corrupted files courtesy of crss.exe and/ or a rootkit virus.
I checked my other 2 laptops in the house, and sure enough, crss.exe is a process on each of them as well.
Thus begins a long weekend of work to remove and restore everything.
I humbly suggest you check your machines for these two sneaky bastiges. My Avast and Microsoft essentials let me down…
If you never hear from me again, it may