What to do now
Microsoft also recommends that users ensure that their network passwords are strong to prevent this worm from spreading via weak administrator passwords. More information is available here.
Microsoft also recommends that users apply an update that changes the AutoPlay functionality in Windows to prevent this worm from spreading via USB drives. More information is available in the Microsoft Knowledgebase Article KB971029.
Computers infected by this worm may be unable to connect to Web sites that provide scan and removal support, security product updates or general support. From a non-infected computer, users should view the following two articles provided in Microsoft Help and Support to assist in removal of Win32/Conficker: