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|Effects: ||It modifies the user information in the Word options and the properties of the documents it infects. It disables Word options|
|Detection updated on:||Nov. 13, 2002|
Opey.M es is a macro virus that does not have any dangerous effects, as the main actions of this virus involve modifying Word user data and the properties of the Word documents it infects.
Opey.M also infects and disables certain options in Word 97 documents. It is activated every time an infected Word 97 document is closed. This document can reach computers through various means: CD-ROMs, e-mail messages with infected attachments, etc.
Opey.M gives several indications that it has infected a computer, although it is necessary to know where they are in order to to detect them.
This information can be accessed by selecting the User Information, in Tools – Options.
This information can be found in File – Properties.