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VMPCK1.BY.src is a macro virus with no destructive effects. However, on Mondays, the virus displays an MS-DOS window when the computer is restarted.
Besides, like most macro viruses, VMPCK1.BY.src reaches computers in an infected Word 97 document (a file with a DOC extension). Then, it infects the Word template (NORMAL.DOT file) and spreads to all the Word documents generated with it.
The only visible symptom of infection with takes place on Monday. When booting or restarting the computer, an MS-DOS window containing a drawing and text message will be displayed on screen:
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