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|Effects: ||It disables some Word options and, sometimes displays a message on screen.
|Detection updated on:||Nov. 13, 2002|
Class.BV is a macro virus that infects Word 97 files as well as the global template NORMAL.DOT used by this application.
Once infection has been carried out, Class.BV disables some Word options, such as access to the macro editor or to the Visual Basic editor. It sometimes displays a message on screen.
Class.BV is easy to identify, as on June, July, August, September, October, November and December 14, it displays a message on the screen every time an infected Word file is opened or closed.
In addition, Class.BV prevents the user from accessing certain Word options, such as:
It also prevents the access to these options using the following key combinations: Alt+F8 and Alt+F11.