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RE: [genpcfr] Just got a virus message from Jewelle

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  • James Stewart
    After our last experience...we deleted the note entirely. Thank you for the heads up! The Stewart s SMITH,ROWE,CANNON,HADDOCK,EVANS,WHITEHURST,JENKINS,PURIFOY
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      After our last experience...we deleted the note entirely. Thank you
      for the heads up!

      The Stewart's
      SMITH,ROWE,CANNON,HADDOCK,EVANS,WHITEHURST,JENKINS,PURIFOY ETC.

      ---- Original Message ----
      From: paulabaker69@...
      To: genpcfr@yahoogroups.com,
      Subject: RE: [genpcfr] Just got a virus message from Jewelle
      Date: Mon, 04 Jun 2001 19:56:03 -0500

      >Group,
      >As long as you don't open the attachment, I think you're okay, but
      >our list
      >has gotten a virus. It's the hamster virus. It's worse than some
      >of the
      >others we have gotten. The one from Jewelle had napster as one of
      >the words
      >in the attachment name. When you open the attachment, some files in
      >your
      >computer are overwritten and your computer becomes susceptible to
      >hackers.
      >It primarily affects Outlook users, but I am getting it on Hotmail.
      >I don't
      >think I'm spreading it unless you guys are getting email from me
      >with a
      >weird attachment on it. The virus attaches also to unread mail, so
      >that may
      >be why I got one from Jewelle. I sent her a message telling her
      >about the
      >virus, and she must have it on her computer. Hotmail is scanned by
      >Virusscan before attachments are opened and I have Norton on the
      >entire
      >computer. But I have not opened any attachments. Don't open any
      >attachments. If you are an Outlook user, take your inbox and other
      >boxes
      >off of autopreview. These things are not anybody's fault. What's
      >really bad
      >is that this one attaches to unread mail. I don't really understand
      >all of
      >it.
      >Paula
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