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The following could indicate that you have this threat on your PC:
Microsoft security software
detects and removes this threat.
This threat is the spreading component of the Worm:Win32/Gamarue family of worms.
Find out ways that malware can get on your PC.
Use the following free Microsoft software to detect and remove this threat:
You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find other hidden malware.
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.
When run, Worm:Win32/Gamarue.N checks if you have the file desktop.ini in your PC.
If you do, this worm reads data from the file and runs it as code. This action is done as part of the spreading mechanism on removable drives used by Worm:Win32/Gamarue.N.
The file desktop.ini might be detected as Worm:Win32/Gamarue.O.
See the Worm:Win32/Gamarue family description for more information.
Analysis by Ray Roberts
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