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Microsoft Security Intelligence
Published Oct 27, 2008 | Updated Sep 15, 2017


Detected by Microsoft Defender Antivirus

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


Windows Defender Antivirus detects and removes this threat.
Win32/Gimmiv is a trojan that gathers system information from the host computer on which it is installed. The trojan may delete itself after performing its data gathering routine.

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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