5706Re: [classicrv] Digest Number 444
- Jun 1, 2001Tom
The virus is a complete hoax...that file is a much needed system file that is part of windows 98.
I do have a fix, do I need to post it?
Date: Thu, 31 May 2001 14:08:01 -0700
From: "Tom Bakko" <ddac69@...>
Subject: Virus (NOT A JOKE!!!)
Received the following from a friend. Please follow the
find and delete the file. I did find this virus on my hard
I have received this e-mail and have found the virus on three
Virus software can not detect it. It will not become active
1, 2001, at that point it will become active and will be too
wipes out all files and folders on the hard drive. This virus
through e-mail and migrates to the C:\windows\command folder.
it and delete it off your computer, do the following:
Go to the START button. Go to FIND or SEARCH Go to FILES &
sure the find box is searching the C drive. Type in:
search. If it finds it, highlight it and press the Del key on
keyboard. Close the find dialog box. open the Recycle Bin.
file and delete it from the Recycle bin. You should be safe.
The bad part is: You need to contact everyone you have sent ANY
to in the past few months. I do not know how long this has been
DO NOT RELY ON YOUR ANTI-VIRUS SOFTWARE. McAFEE NOR NORTON CAN
IT BECAUSE IT DOES NOT BECOME A VIRUS UNTIL JUNE 1ST. IT WILL
LATE THEN. WHATEVER YOU DO, DO NOT OPEN THE FILE!!!
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