Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.
|Effects: ||It infectsWord 97 files and the global template. It emits a sound through the system speakers.
|First detected on:||April 22, 2002|
|Detection updated on:||April 22, 2002|
Surround.A is a macro virus that reaches computers in an infected Word 97 document, with a DOC extension. From there, it infects Word’s global template (NORMAL.DOT file), spreading to all the Word files generated with it.
Surround.A does not carry out any damaging actions in affected computers, as its only aims are to spread and emit a sound through the system speakers.
Surround.A is very easy to recognize, as when it has carried out its infection, it emits a sound through the system speakers.