Threat description




W97M/Turn is a Word 97 class infector.

When an infected document is opened, the virus infects the global template. After this has been done, it infects every document that is closed.

It replaces the "Tools\Macros\Visual Basic Editor" menu with a message box:

The Visual Basic environment could not be initialized.

 Please run setup to install it correctly.


Automatic action

Depending on the settings of your F-Secure security product, it will either automatically delete, quarantine or rename the suspect file, or ask you for a desired action.

More scanning & removal options

More information on the scanning and removal options available in your F-Secure product can be found in the Help Center.

You may also refer to the Knowledge Base on the F-Secure Community site for more information.

Contact Support

F-Secure customers can request support online via the Request support or the Chat forms on our Home - Global site.

Submit a Sample

Suspect a file or URL was wrongly detected? Send it to our Labs for further analysis

Submit a Sample

Give And Get Advice

Give advice. Get advice. Share the knowledge on our free discussion forum.

More Info