1.    04 Nov 2015 #1

    disksnapshot.exe?


    just recently i keep getting a command prompt window opening on the desktop labled"c:\windows\system32\disksnapshot.exe".
    I have ran both malwarebytes and full system scans with bitdefender and both come up clean.
    is this a virus or malware? I have never seen it before on any windows OS.

    Anyone have te same issue?

    Regards Topper.
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  2.    04 Nov 2015 #2
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    This may shed some light. From google: https://www.reddit.com/r/Windows10/c...sksnapshotexe/
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  3.    04 Nov 2015 #3
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    Additional information on this can be found here. You may wish to check the MD5 to make sure it matches.

    What is disksnapshot.exe ? (id:29059799) | System Explorer

    https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/4...8110/analysis/
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  4.    06 Nov 2015 #4

    disksnapshot.exe


    Does anyone at microsoft Know if the command prompt disksnapsot.exe which keeps popping up on my machine is safe or is it malware / virus.

    labled "c:\windows\ststem32\snapshot.exe"
    I have ran full system scan with bitdefender and malwarebytes and they up clean.
    regards Topper
    Last edited by Brink; 06 Nov 2015 at 12:04. Reason: moved to original thread
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  5.    06 Nov 2015 #5
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    You already asked this here disksnapshot.exe? - Windows 10 Forums

    It is nothing to worry about and doesn't happen in latest preview.
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  6.    06 Nov 2015 #6

    i am running build home 10567
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  7.    06 Nov 2015 #7
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    Quote Originally Posted by toppergraph View Post
    i am running build home 10567
    Update to 10586.
    One of the fixes in the new build is to eliminate that particular issue.
    http://blogs.windows.com/windowsexpe...w-build-10586/
    excerpt :
    Here are some things we have fixed:
    We fixed an issue reported by Windows Insiders where a disksnapshot.exe command prompt window would flash randomly.
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  8.    06 Nov 2015 #8

    yep did the update ,it only came through today looks to be ok .
    Thank you for your help billy.
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  9.    06 Nov 2015 #9
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    Quote Originally Posted by toppergraph View Post
    yep did the update ,it only came through today looks to be ok .
    Thank you for your help billy.
    You are welcome.
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