How to scan wim file

Posted on 2011-05-02
Last Modified: 2013-11-22
I am using a bootable CD to boot up the PC,  I would like to scan wim file (Dell Factory image) to see if the image has been infected.  Any good idea?

Question by:tommym121
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    Using your default anti-virus software application, you should be able to scan the WIM image file fine... because of this question, I'm running an A/V scan with MS Forefront Client Security on a DVD media with a 6GB+ WIM file on it. It's scanning all the files in the WIM image accordingly (I can see each file that is being scanned and this process is taking quite a bit of time).
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    by:Brian Gee
    It's going on 50 minutes and still going through all the files contained in the WIM file...
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    by:Brian Gee
    The scan of the 6.65GB file took just over 53 minutes.

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    Thanks for the info.

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