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|Effects: ||It displays the Office Assistant on screen when users access certain options.|
|Detection updated on:||Nov. 13, 2002|
Wrench.G is a macro virus that is not considered dangerous, as the main actions of this virus are to spread rapidly and display an Office Assistant animation on screen when the user accesses certain Word options.
It is easy to become infected by Wrench.G, as it can reach computers in an infected Word document through any means. It will then infect Word 97 documents and the template that this program uses for all its documents.
Clear indications that Wrench.G has infected a computer an Office Assistant animation displayed on screen if the user tries to access the following Word options: