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Subject:Word Macro Virus Protection From:"Everman, Daniel" <evermad -at- TTC -dot- COM> Date:Mon, 23 Oct 1995 11:07:27 EST
For those concerned about the Word Macro Virus, there is a solution.
Virus protection for the Word 6 macro virus can be retrieved from
Microsoft's World Wide Web site at fttp://www.microsoft.com/msoffice.
The Macro Virus Protection Tool includes two files:
1.scanprot.dot: The template which installs the protection macros on
the user's machine
2.readme.doc: A file which provides information about the tool and its
To install the Macro Virus Protection tool, use Word's File Open
command to open scanprot.dot. The protection tool will be
automatically installed, and will prompt you for any additional input
The macro must be run on each desktop which is to be protected against
The tool is available from:
The Microsoft World Wide Web site at fttp://www.microsoft.com/msoffice
MSN(TM), The Microsoft Network using go word: macrovirustool
The Word forums on other on-line services such as CompuServe and
Microsoft's Product Support Services at 206-462-9673 for Word for
Windows, and 206-635-7200 for Word for the Macintosh
Internet email at wordinfo -at- microsoft -dot- com