Hi: Thanks for the response. I'm trying to clean up my files.
At 12:32 AM 4/30/2003 -0400, you wrote:
>Sounds like you've gotten on mailing lists. Sometimes when entering a site
>you can trip a program embedded into the site that keeps your address and
>then sells it just like snail mail address are sold. What level Windows do
>you have? What is the carrier you use? AOL? MSN? JUNO?
>You've definitely got to clean house regularly of your 'Temporary Internet
>files', and depending on your Windows there are different ways of doing
>it. How familiar are you with your Windows program?
>I have MSN with that big butterfly guy who's suppose to block all the ugly
>stuff, and it does do a pretty good job. But I'm still getting some uglies
>getting thru, so I can imagine what the less beefy carriers are letting
>in. I had to give up JUNO for just that reason. There just was no blocking it!
>You should use "Disk Cleanup" in the Windows
>Start/Programs/Accessories/System tools to clean up "Temporary Internet
>Files" manually every other day or so. You can also ask your carrier for
>help blocking SPAM. And you can buy programs that help block SPAM. They
>are shareware and often come right to you to sell themselves (another
>company buying your address!). Right now I'm having trouble with Pop-ups,
>and the guy sending them is trying to sell me software to stop Pop-ups!
>Talk about gall!
>But for good computer/internet maintenance I would really recommend
>getting Norton SystemWorks which has a one button diagnostics-and-fix of
>your whole system and internet connections. Cleans up stuff you didn't
>even know you had that could cause trouble! And it starts itself once a
>week at a time you decide on to make sure you keep your 'house clean'.
>But the complete solution would be to delete all your cookies, which would
>lose all Favorite sites. And then cancel getting your Slovak email
>delivered, and go to the main site to read the email. And still, I'm not
>sure that would get you out of the depraved hands of those "mailing lists".
>But using Disk Cleanup is absolutely essential. If you have an older
>version of Windows, you can even go in and personally delete all the
>"temporary internet files" and empty the History files of all the sites
>you've been in the last week or two. It happens to lots of people, not jus
>Yahoo group users.
>If I'm wrong, more savy Gurus please correct me!!
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: David
> To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Tuesday, April 29, 2003 10:40 PM
> Subject: [Slovak-World] Drugs online
> Hi: I'm getting a lot of spam. The latest is a place to buy any and all
> kind of drugs including valium etc. without a prescription. They
> have their on doctor. I don't want any but I think this could be some kind
> of a scam. The email is
> ab4ttljrb@... The "lu" at the end of the email...is this some kind
> of a foreign country?
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