Unknown file

  Prancer 09:41 21 May 2010

On scanning my Vista Home Premium laptop with Avast antivirus the following file was found:
\\?\Volume{ad455a75-ad69-11de-b5dd-806e6f6e6963{\. The message was 'unable to scan file'. It appeared to be in two locations. I have googled for it but not found anything. I am worried it may be a malicious file as my laptop is suddenly running very slowly. Can anybody help?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:22 21 May 2010

HAve a look inside it does it contain two folders AMD64 and I386

if it does then its ok, put in by one of the MS updates

  rdave13 10:27 21 May 2010

Right click start orb, explore, then expand C: (ususlly your partition with the OS) and see if the file shows. Click on it to see what it contains.

  Prancer 18:40 21 May 2010

Thanks, I've tried to find it but I cannot see the file in the C drive or find it by searching for 'Volume*'. Perhaps I'm searching for the wrong thing?

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