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Microsoft Security Intelligence
Published Nov 27, 2006 | Updated Sep 15, 2017


Detected by Microsoft Defender Antivirus

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Windows Defender Antivirus detects and removes this threat.
Win32/Beenut is a family of trojan downloaders that download files from various URLs to the host computer and then run the downloaded files. A Win32/Beenut trojan may also copy itself to the host computer, modifying the registry so the copy of itself runs each time Windows starts.

Use the following free Microsoft software to detect and remove this threat:

You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find hidden malware.

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You can also visit our advanced troubleshooting page or search the Microsoft virus and malware community for more help.

If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.

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