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Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.
This threat is a worm, which means it spreads from PC to PC. This particular worm spreads by copying itself to mapped network or removable drives. If someone tries to open that drive from another PC, their PC will be infected.
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, like USB flash drives. You can disable Autorun to prevent worms from spreading:
Remember to scan any removable or portable drives. If you have Microsoft security software, see this topic on our software help page:
Enable the Microsoft Active Protection Service (MAPS) on your system to protect your enterprise software security infrastructure in the cloud.
Check if MAPS is enabled in your Microsoft security product:
Select Settings and then select MAPS.
Select Advanced membership, then click Save changes. With the MAPS option enabled, your Microsoft anti-malware security product can take full advantage of Microsoft's cloud protection service.
If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.