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Windows Defender Antivirus detects and removes this worm.
Worms automatically spread to other PCs. They can do this in a number of ways, including by copying themselves to removable drives, network folders, or spreading through email.
What to do now
Use the following free software to detect and remove this threat:Microsoft
You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find other hidden malware.
This threat tries to use the function to spread through removable drives, like flash drives. You can disable to prevent worms from spreading:Windows AutorunUSBAutorun
Remember to scan any removable or portable drives. If you have security software, see this topic on our software help page:Microsoft
You can also see our for more help.advanced troubleshooting page
If you’re using , see our .Windows XPWindows XP end of support page
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