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Posted 01 August 2013 - 02:45 PM

Hi there. I'm not quite sure where else to post this. I was wondering what this process does in Windows 8. The full address is

C:\windows\system32\wdi\{9f41811a-0429-42aa-81b7-cfd4d968411f}|

 

I do a full scan of my computer periodically and today after waking up from hibernation, my computer did a driver installation although I hadn't plugged in anything new. I did a full scan again, and unlike usual, Avast said that even though no files were infected, snapshot.etl couldn't be scanned.

 

I'd appreciate any information on this process. Thank you

 



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Posted 02 August 2013 - 10:46 AM

According to the AVAST! Forums this literally means it can not scan this file.  This does not mean that it is an infection.  They also suggest that if the computer is restarted and the scan run again the error probably wouldn't reappear.


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