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Chapter 13. Automating Tasks with Macros > Protecting Your System Against Macro...

Protecting Your System Against Macro Viruses

Excel’s macros are powerful programs that can enter a complex series of commands with a mere keystroke, but this power comes with some risks. Just imagine the damage a macro could do if it were designed to highlight a worksheet, delete everything on it, and then save the blank worksheet to disk.

To prevent macros from running on your system without your permission, you can tighten Excel’s macro security settings. These settings can warn you whenever you open a workbook that contains macros, so you can decide whether you want the workbook’s macros to run.


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