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  • The Deberts
    THIS IS A HOAX!!!!!!!!!!!! THE VIRUS IS GETTING YOU TO DELETE A VITAL PART OF YOUR PROGRAMS. DO NOT DELETE ANYTHING. THIS HAS BEEN AROUND BEFORE AND IS HARD TO
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      THIS IS A HOAX!!!!!!!!!!!! THE VIRUS IS GETTING YOU TO DELETE A VITAL PART OF YOUR PROGRAMS. DO NOT DELETE ANYTHING. THIS HAS BEEN AROUND BEFORE AND IS HARD TO FIX IF YOU DO DELETE THE FILE IT TELLS YOU TO.
       
      Margo Debert
      ----- Original Message -----
      Sent: Thursday, February 06, 2003 9:44 PM
      Subject: From Mae LeBlanc - I've been sent a virus - follow instruction to delete







      >>Subject: re virus
      >>Date: Tue, 4 Feb 2003 17:09:14 -0800
      >>
      >>My apologies.
      >>A virus has been passed on to my computer by a contact. My address book
      >>was infected. Since you are in my address book, there is a good chance you
      >>will find it in your computer too.
      >>The Virus (called jdbgmgr.exe) is not detected by Norton or McAfee anti-
      >>virus systems. The virus sits quietly for 14 days before damaging the
      >>system. It is sent automatically by messenger and by the address book,
      >>whether or not you sent emails to yur contacts.
      >>Here's how to check for the virus and how to get rid of it. You Must Do
      >>this:
      >>1. Go to start,Find or Search option
      >>2.In the file/folders option, type the name jdbgmgr.exe
      >>3.Be sure you search your C:drive and all sub-folders and any other
      >>drives you may have.
      >>4 Click " Find Now"
      >>5. The Virus has a teddy bear icon with the name jdbgmgr.exe DO NOT OPEN
      >>IT
      >>6 Go to edit(on the menu bar) and "select all". to highlight the file
      >>without opening it
      >>7 Now go to the File (on the menu bar) and select delete. It will then go
      >>to
      >>the Recycle Bin.
      >>If you find the Virus You must contact all the people in your address book
      >>so they can eradicate it.
      >>To do this:
      >>a) Open a new e-mail message
      >>b) Click the icon of the address book next to the "TO"
      >>c) Highlight every name and add to "BCC"
      >>d)Copy this message enter subject past to email and send
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