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Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.
Worms automatically spread to other PCs. They can do this in a number of ways, including by copying themselves to removable drives, network folders, or spreading via email.
Typically, worms can get on your PC if you visit a compromised website, open an unsafe email attachment, or use an infected removable or network drive (like a USB flash drive).
Use the following free Microsoft software to detect and remove this threat:
You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find other, hidden malware.
This threat tries to use the Windows Autorun function to spread via removable drives, such as USB flash drives. You can disable Autorun to prevent worms from spreading:
Scan removable drives
Remember to scan any removable or portable drives. If you have Microsoft security software, see this topic on our software help page:
Get more help
If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.