x
48h OFFER
If you're already a customer of
our homeusers protection,
renew now with a 50% off
RENEW NOW
x
SPECIAL OFFER
If you're already a customer of
our homeusers protection,
renew now with a 50% off
RENEW NOW
x
HALLOWEEN OFFER
take advantage of our
terrific discounts
BUY NOW AND GET A 50% OFF
x
CHRISTMAS OFFER
Buy the best antivirus
at the best price
BUY NOW AND GET A 40% OFF
x
SPECIAL OFFER
Buy the best antivirus
at the best price
BUY NOW AND GET A 50% OFF
x
BLACKFRIDAY OFFER
Buy the best antivirus
at the best price
TODAY ONLY UP TO 70% OFF
x
CYBERMONDAY OFFER
Buy the best antivirus
at the best price
(Only for homeusers)
TODAY ONLY UP TO 70% OFF
Active Scan. Scan your PC free
Panda Protection

Virus Encyclopedia

Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.

Cuenta.A

Threat LevelHigh threatDamageSevereDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Cuenta.A
Technical name:W97M/Cuenta.A
Threat level:Medium
Type:Virus
Effects:  It deletes all the files on the hard drive.
Affected platforms:

Windows 2003/XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95

First detected on:Oct. 19, 2000
Detection updated on:May 9, 2002
StatisticsNo
Family:VALENTIN

Brief Description 

    

Cuenta.A is a dangerous macro virus, as when it has carried out its infection, it deletes all the files that it finds in the root directory of the hard drive and in other directories.

If it carries out this action, the operating system will stop working.

Cuenta.A reaches computers in an infected Word 97 document (with a DOC extension) or in the global template (NORMAL.DOT file)

Cuenta.A follows the usual infection routine used by macro viruses.  It infects Word 97 global template and, from then moment on, all the Word documents used on the affected computer will also be infected.

Visible Symptoms 

    

When Cuenta.A has carried out its infection, it displays the following message on screen:

I am sorry but Pedro destroyed your system.

Thank you for your time.