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Microsoft Security Intelligence
Published Oct 22, 2008 | Updated Sep 15, 2017


Detected by Microsoft Defender Antivirus

Aliases: DLOADER.PWS.Trojan (Dr.Web)


TrojanSpy:Win32/Gimmiv.A.dll is a trojan that gathers system information from the host computer on which it is installed. The trojan runs as a service for a short time and may delete itself after performing its data gathering routine.
Manual removal is not recommended for this threat. To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may have been installed, run a full-system scan with an up-to-date antivirus product such as the Microsoft Safety Scanner ( For more information, see
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