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MS Word6 save change problem

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At our lab, there seems to be a problem that after people modify a Word document, they can't save changes. Sometimes they can't even save it under another filename on the same floppy disk. I heard this is a virus, and some say this is a setting problem, anyone knows how to solve this problem? Thanks!
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This sounds very much like the infamous Word 6 template virus. You can read more information on it at

http://www.dgl.com/dglinfo/dg961118.html

and you can download a copy of a program to cure it (and other macro viruses) at

http://www.antivirus.com/ 

or from

http://coopext.cahe.wsu.edu/~support/

You should get rid of it as soon as you can, because it can end up doing some damage to your hard drive and its contents.


Cheers,

Rifty

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Sorry! Correction on download site: the ones mentioned previously were for Windows versions. The one you want is

 mvtool1222.hqx Macintosh version(81kb)

available from

http://www.microsoft.com/word/freestuff/mvtool/mw1222.hqx

Sorry for the mistake.

Rifty
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