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RE: [mythsoc] Fw: Virus possible

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  • Mark E. Hall
    You really don t weant to delete that file. It is a hoax. Check the Norton site.... Best, MEH
    Message 1 of 5 , Nov 13, 2002
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      You really don't weant to delete that file. It is a hoax. Check the
      Norton site....

      Best, MEH



      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: tedsherman@... [mailto:tedsherman@...]
      > Sent: Thursday, November 14, 2002 2:54 AM
      > To: Undisclosed-Recipient:;
      > Subject: [mythsoc] Fw: Virus possible
      >
      >
      > Dear Friends and Colleagues:
      >
      > I received the following message from a colleague. My
      > computer may have passed this virus--not detected by Norton
      > or McAfee--along to you. Follow the directions below to
      > remove the virus.
      >
      > Ted
      >
      > ------------------------------
      > Dr. Theodore J. Sherman, Editor
      > Mythlore: A Journal of J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Charles
      > Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature Associate Professor of
      > English Box X041, Middle Tennessee State University
      > Murfreesboro, TN 37132 615 898-2653 Office 615 898-5098 FAX
      > tsherman@... Office tedsherman@... Home
      >
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "Marion VanLoo" <HSVanLoM@...>
      > To: <pdisante@...>; <tedsherman@...>
      > Sent: Monday, November 11, 2002 9:02 AM
      > Subject: Virus possible
      >
      >
      > Someone sent me a virus, which I found on my computer, and
      > you now may have it. This virus called (jdbgmgr.exe) is not
      > detected by Norton or MacAffee. It sits dormant for 14 days
      > before damaging the system. It is sent
      > >automatically by messenger and by address book whether or
      > not you sent
      > >e-mails to your contacts.
      >
      > Here is how to get rid of the virus.
      > >1. Go to Start Icon lower left hand corner of your screen,
      > and click on
      > >"Search file or folder" option or the "find" option.
      > >
      > >2. In the file/folder option type the filename: jdbgmgr.exe
      > >
      > >3. Be sure you search your C drive and all sub folders and
      > other drives
      > >you have.
      > >
      > >4. Click find or search. this will tell you where the file
      > is. I found
      > >it
      > in
      > >C:/Windows/System
      > >
      > >5. The virus has a teddy bear icon with the name jdbgmgr.exe DO NOT
      > >OPEN IT!!!!!
      > >
      > >6. Right click on the file and choose "Delete"
      > >
      > >7. It will then go to the recycle bin. Empty your recycle bin.
      > >
      > >If you find the virus you must contact all the people in
      > your address
      > >book so they can eradicate it in their address books as well.
      > >
      > >To Do This:
      > >
      > >A. Open a new e-mail message
      > >B. Select write or forward E-mail
      > >C. Select every name in your address book for the message to
      > go to D.
      > >Copy this message to your email and send.
      >
      > Many apologies for this,
      > Marion
      >
      >
      >
      > The Mythopoeic Society website http://www.mythsoc.org
      >
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      >
      >
      >
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