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Locate.A

 
Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Locate.A
Technical name:W97M/Locate.A
Threat level:Low
Type:Virus
Effects:  It infects Word 97 documents. It does not contain a destructive payload.

Affected platforms:

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

Detection updated on:Jan. 24, 2002
StatisticsNo
Family:VALENTIN

Brief Description 

    

Locate.A is a macro virus that usually reaches computers in an already infected Word 97 document.

It does not have any destructive payload, as its only aim is to infect files with DOC extension and the Word 97 global template.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Locate.A does not show any visible symptoms of infection.