Published Apr 22, 2018 | Updated

HackTool:Win32/CheatEngine

High |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

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Summary

Windows Defender Antivirus detects and removes this threat.

Hacktools can be used to patch or "crack" some software so it will run without a valid license or genuine product key.

Beware of running hacktools because they can be associated with malware or unwanted software.

We often see malware on PCs where hacktools are detected. You can read more about hacktools in .Volume 13 of the Security Intelligence Report

What to do now

Use the following free software to detect and remove this threat:Microsoft

You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find other hidden malware.

Remove programs

You might need to manually remove this program:

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