How to remove an volsnap error
Volsnap.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 OS, hardware etc.
The free file information forum can help you determine if volsnap.sys belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
Volsnap.sys file information
Description: volsnap.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 52,352 bytes (64% of all occurrences), 53,760 bytes and 8 more variants.
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The volsnap.sys file is a Windows system file. The program is not visible. The service has no detailed description. The volsnap.sys file is a Microsoft signed file. volsnap.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 1% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you have any problems with volsnap.sys, you can do the following:
- contact Microsoft to assist you
- completely remove Microsoft Windows (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs)
Recommended: Identify volsnap.sys related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as volsnap.sys, for example TROJ_TDSS.BLZ (detected by TrendMicro), and Virus:Win32/Alureon.K (detected by Microsoft). Therefore, you should check the volsnap.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.
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