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Risk Level 1: Very Low

April 13, 2001
February 13, 2007 12:33:20 PM
Also Known As:
X97M.Adn.A, X97M.Adn.B, Macro.Excel97.Adn

X97M.Adn.C.Gen infects the active Microsoft Excel workbook, and infects the system by inserting an infected workbook in the \Office folder with the file name Personal.xla. The window title may be changed, and in some cases, the tool bar buttons may be enlarged.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 13, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 13, 2001
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 13, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 13, 2001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Threat Assessment


  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy


  • Damage Level: Low


  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi

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