Published Apr 27, 2017 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Trojan:Win32/Msposer.C

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: No associated aliases

Summary

Windows Defender Antivirus detects and removes this threat.

This threat belongs to the Trojan:Win32/Msposer family of trojan which pretends to be Microsoft products. This threat can give a malicious hacker unauthorized access and control of your PC.

Find out ways that malware can get on your PC.  

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

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

Use cloud protection

Use cloud protection to help guard against the latest malware threats. It’s turned on by default for Microsoft Security Essentials and Windows Defender for Windows 10. 

To check if it's running, go to All settings > Update & security > Windows Defender and make sure that your Cloud-based Protection settings is turned On.

Get more help

You can also visit our advanced troubleshooting page or search the Microsoft virus and malware community for more help.

If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.

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