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Microsoft Security Intelligence
Published Aug 24, 2010 | Updated Jun 09, 2016


Detected by Microsoft Defender Antivirus

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Win32/Yeltminky is a family of worms that spreads by making copies of itself on all available drives and creating an autorun.inf file to execute that copy.

To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may be installed on your computer, run a full-system scan with an appropriate, up-to-date, security solution. The following Microsoft products detect and remove this threat:

For more information on antivirus software, see

Additional remediation instructions for Win32/Yeltminky

This threat may make lasting changes to a computer's configuration that are NOT restored by detecting and removing this threat. For more information on returning an infected computer to its pre-infected state, please see the following articles:

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