Out, Out, Damned Virus

Some are benign, others can wipe out a hard disk. These programs can help

In early June, Microsoft sent 150 journalists copies of a CD-ROM demonstrating a couple of dozen programs designed by other companies to work with Microsoft Office. But the distribution was followed almost immediately by a frantic E-mail message from Microsoft's public-relations agency: Don't use the disk. It's infected with a virus. A replacement is on the way.

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