Office 2016 - Latest update - Black Theme now Gone Solved

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    flybynite said: View Post
    Office Click to Run Color Changer -- Black, Gray, White, Colorful

    This is a portable application which will apply a Black Theme to C2R Office programs. Every Office program (except Access) will open with the Black Theme no matter if you open the application, a saved document, or a shortcut to that document. Options are also included for each of the other color schemes in Office. You must have Office installed before you use it. This works with both 32 & 64 bit versions of Office and Windows.

    It worked first. But after a day when I reopened my computer it was back to its previous colour. I tried again tour color changer but doesn't work now. Can you please help? I use windows 7 by the way if it's relevant.
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    Pampop said: View Post
    It worked first. But after a day when I reopened my computer it was back to its previous colour. I tried again tour color changer but doesn't work now. Can you please help? I use windows 7 by the way if it's relevant.
    Hmm, looks like you downloaded and installed a scam virus, which your AV didn't catch first time, but after an update to virus database, it did for the second time :) Lucky you are, these worms are quite sneaky and can do more damage than you could even imagine... Never install any attachment that says can change colours, unless you know it's from a reliable source. Which I believe ordinary forum user isn't...

    And even it actually works - don't think it's the main purpose. The main purpose is some sneaky work behind. If not steal your passwords or correspondence (may install keylogger to your Office add-ons - highly convenient to steal office emails sent through Outlook), it may significantly slow down your computer...
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    Polda18 said: View Post
    Hmm, looks like you downloaded and installed a scam virus, which your AV didn't catch first time, but after an update to virus database, it did for the second time :) Lucky you are, these worms are quite sneaky and can do more damage than you could even imagine... Never install any attachment that says can change colours, unless you know it's from a reliable source. Which I believe ordinary forum user isn't...

    And even it actually works - don't think it's the main purpose. The main purpose is some sneaky work behind. If not steal your passwords or correspondence (may install keylogger to your Office add-ons - highly convenient to steal office emails sent through Outlook), it may significantly slow down your computer...
    Did you actually inspect the file before posting this? I reviewed the file in a VM, and its just a bat file making the registry changes mentioned earlier in the post so you don't have to edit them yourself. It utilizes subinacl.exe which pulls registry info. If the AV part of what you are saying is true, your AV would let you know that it blocked it. I have two AVs running on the VM with updated DAT files and nothing was found as well.
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    Hi folks

    seems to work fine (permanently) in latest updates to Office 2019 -- I don't bother with Office 2016 any more

    Cheers
    jimbo
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