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|Effects: ||It infects Word documents and the global template. It prevents users from working with macros.|
|Detection updated on:||Nov. 13, 2002|
Doccopy.A is a macro virus that does not have any destructive effects, which affects Word documents, as well as the global template used by this application.
Doccopy.A uses the normal means of infection used by macro viruses. Firstly, it infects the global template and then, it will infect all the documents that are opened, closed or saved in the affected computer.
Doccopy.A displays messages on screen whenever an infected document is opened.
Doccopy.A is easy to recognize once it has infected the computer, as it displays the following message on screen: