Published Jul 18, 2011 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

TrojanDownloader:Win32/Adload.CS

High |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

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Summary

TrojanDownloader:Win32/Adload.CS is a trojan that silently downloads and installs other programs without consent. This could include the installation of additional malware or malware components to an affected computer.
To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may have been installed in your computer, run a full-system scan with an up-to-date antivirus product such as the following: For more information about using antivirus software, see http://www.microsoft.com/windows/antivirus-partners/.

Additional remediation instructions

This threat may make lasting changes to an affected system's configuration that will NOT be restored by detecting and removing this threat. For more information on returning an affected system to its pre-infected state, please see the following information:
Disable Autorun functionality
TrojanDownloader:Win32/Adload.CS attempts to spread via removable drives on computers that support Autorun functionality. This is a particularly common method of spreading for many current malware families. For information on disabling Autorun functionality, please see the following article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/967715/
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