TrojanDownloader:Win32/Troxen!rts is a name used for trojan detections that have been added to Microsoft signatures after advanced automated analysis.
The generic nature of this detection means that the malicious behaviors exhibited by files detected as TrojanDownloader:Win32/Troxen!rts are highly variable and may vary from once instance of this detection to the next.
No further information is currently available on this threat. However, if a significant number of reports are received, then a specific detection will be added and a detailed analysis will be created in the encyclopedia.

What to do now

To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may be installed in your computer, run a full-system scan with an up-to-date antivirus product such as the following:
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Note: Detection for files reported as TrojanDownloader:Win32/Troxen!rts have been added to our signatures after advanced automated analysis. If you believe that this file has been reported in error, we encourage you to submit the affected file to us for further analysis. Be sure to indicate that this may be an incorrect detection by checking the checkbox and adding a note to the comments field of the submission form.

The summary tab has all the available details for this threat.


There are no common symptoms associated with this threat. Alert notifications from installed antivirus software may be the only symptom(s).


Alert level: High
First detected by definition: 1.59.358.0
Latest detected by definition: 1.209.1114.0 and higher
First detected on: May 27, 2009
This entry was first published on: Feb 18, 2010
This entry was updated on: Apr 17, 2011

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