What is a347scsi?

The genuine a347scsi.sys file is a software component of Alcohol 120% scsi driver by Alcohol Soft..
The Alcohol 120% software is executed by the "a347scsi.exe" file, which provides SCSI functionality and allows communication between the software, SCSI devices, and the Windows Operating System. The file is required to have SCSI functionality for burning CDs and DVDs from the PC. Alcohol 120% is a Windows CD and DVD burning software, developed by Alcohol Soft. The company creates enhanced CD and DVD software for PCs and won the European ShareWare Conference 2006 Epsilon Award for software excellence.

A347scsi stands for Alcohol 120% v347 scsi miniport

A347scsi.sys is a Windows driver. A driver is a small software program that allows your computer to communicate with hardware or connected devices. This means that a driver has direct access to the internals of the operating system, hardware etc. The free file information forum can help you determine if a347scsi.sys is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

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A347scsi.sys file information

The process known as SCSI miniport belongs to software SCSI miniport by unknown.

Description: A347scsi.sys is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file a347scsi.sys is located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 5,248 bytes. 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. There is no file information. The program is not visible. There is no detailed description of this service. The a347scsi.sys file is not a Windows system file. a347scsi.sys appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 49% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify a347scsi.sys related errors

Important: Some malware disguises itself as a347scsi.sys, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Therefore, you should check the a347scsi.sys process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Alcohol 120% v347 virtual driver
  Mat128   (further information)
Alcohol 120%
may cause bluescreens
Alcohol uses rootkit like masking techniques to hide at least three entries in registry not visible to windows API
    (further information)
Alcohol 120% driver should be safe if you have Alcohol installed
a347scsi.sys is used by Daemon Tools (virtual driver), as the file says version 3.47. When a user have that program installed, doing a repair using the Windows disk, will not allow Windows to boot. Manually the user needs to log back on usng the Recovery Console and remove it from there.
  EZRecovery   (further information)
Sysinternals RootkitRevealer shows one a347scsi entry for each Alcohol 120% virtual drive
  Big Ed  
Stops windows Vista from loading
Alcohol Driver
I have Alcohol 120% and this file has never been installed in my system before. I think it's used by alcohol.
Alcohol 120%
  Eric   (further information)
This file cased my windows vista laptop to stop booting, giving me the 'blue screen of death' whenever i tried to boot. This file was automatically downloaded when i opened limewire and Trend Micro Pc-cillin detected it about a second before my pc crashed.
tried to upgrade to XP service pack 2 now a347.sys files are stopping my machine from booting!!!!!!!!!!!
I have alcohol 120% installed, think its ok
driver for alcohol's virtual drive. my vista crashed and crashed until i was able to unistall the program AND erased these two SYS files manually. I had to boot with the 'last known good config' from the F8 boot menu. Hope it helps somebody else.
appearz to be alcohol 120

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Summary: Average user rating of a347scsi.sys: based on 19 votes with 16 user comments. 11 users think a347scsi.sys is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. 3 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. 3 users suspect danger. One user thinks a347scsi.sys is dangerous and recommends removing it. 2 users don't grade a347scsi.sys ("not sure about it").

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Best practices for resolving a347scsi issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with a347scsi. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the a347scsi.sys process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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