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|Effects: ||It infects Word documents and the global template. It disables the macro antivirus protection and prevents the user from working with them. It changes the Internet Explorer Home page.|
|Detection updated on:||Nov. 13, 2002|
Opey.E is a macro virus that infects Word documents, as well as the global template.
Opey.E uses the means normally used by macro viruses to spread. First of all, it infects the NORMAL.DOT global template. From then on, it will infect every word document that is opened, closed or stored in the affected computer.
|An indication that Opey.E has infected a computer is that the home page of the browser Internet Explorer is replaced with the one created by the virus writer.|