Win10 pro, WaasMedic

Can someone shed some light as to what this is and or does,  WaasMedic.

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WaaSMedic.exe was detected as Virus IDP.Generic by Avast Antivirus.

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WaaSMedic.exe was detected as Virus IDP.Generic by Avast Antivirus.
Please post the MD5 or SHA256 hash of your version of WaaSmedic.exe hat Avast detected. Thanks.

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McAfee found it suspicious. I had never heard of it. Now it is blocked.

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Microsoft, please just tell people what this is and why they should allow it (or not). Why do you not tell people what you're doing in the background? 

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My Bitdefender AV also alerted me about access from this program to internet. I woud want to know why this program (waasmedic.exe) do that.
It is sad that there is no answer about this question. Is this a secret?
So, do we have to analyze the data exchange under this program ourselves?

But GDPR is comming. We can wait to 25 may 2018 :) Maybe the GDPR will change the situation.

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Hi,

 

Windows Update includes tasks to repair itself, because it's a critical part of Windows.

 

WaaS stands for 'Windows as a Service' - that's how Windows 10 is different from earlier versions of Windows. Windows 10 is delivered as a service, while earlier versions were discrete products.

 

Medic is just slang for healing. A medic, as you probably know, is another term for a doctor.

 

WaasMedic is one of the utilities that try to repair Windows Update when it gets damaged.

 

Feel free to reply to this post for further assistance.

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If waasmedic.exeworks then it suggests a problem with Windows Update. This is a useful answer for me.
Thank you for quick and more accurate information than before.

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