I. Just. Want. To. Scan.

We have always been at war with paper copies

So, new Windows installation, new rules.

I present:

C:\Windows\System32\wiaacmgr.exe

Why is this thing so hard to find or identify?

DuckDuckGo, their information unpolluted by ads get it right first time. *at time of writing

And why does everyone think it needs “fixing”?

“Mine seems fine”

>sigcheck64.exe c:\Windows\System32\wiaacmgr.exeSigcheck v2.54 — File version and signature viewer
Copyright © 2004–2016 Mark Russinovich
Sysinternals — www.sysinternals.com
c:\windows\system32\wiaacmgr.exe:
Verified: Signed
Signing date: 09:33 16/07/2016
Publisher: Microsoft Windows
Company: Microsoft Corporation
Description: Windows Picture Acquisition Wizard
Product: Microsoft« Windows« Operating System
Prod version: 10.0.14393.0
File version: 10.0.14393.0 (rs1_release.160715–1616)
MachineType: 64-bit

Ok, let’s scan!

One Scanner

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Win

Zero scanners

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No loss

More than one — you’ll need to pick!

So, what it so heinous about that thing?

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No, that one in fact does not exist at that address

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