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Macroble.C

Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Macroble.C
Technical name:W97M/Macroble.C
Threat level:Low
Type:Virus
Effects:  It infects Word files and its template. It disables the macro antivirus protection in Word and prevents macros from being used. It also displays messages on screen.
Affected platforms:

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

Detection updated on:Jan. 23, 2002
StatisticsNo
Family:W97M GROUP

Brief Description 

    

Macroble.C is a macro virus  that reaches computers in an infected Word document with DOC extension. From there, it infects the global template (NORMAL.DOT file), infecting every Word documented created with it.

Macroble.C displays messages on the Windows status bar and inserts phrases in the active document when it is printed.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Depending on the language of the system, Macroble.C displays a series of messages in different languages on the Windows Status bar.

In addition, when accessing the Print option in the Windows File menu, Macroble.C will add a few obscene phrases in Russian to the active document.