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RE: Happy Christmas

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Subject: RE: Happy Christmas
From: "Tom Witt" <wittsend@jps.net>
Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2002 11:22:32 -0800
   Just a word of warning. For 5 years I have not run any anti virus software.
I simply deleted anything that looked suspicious and never had a problem.
Well..... until the other day. All I did was right-click on the obvious virus
containing email to bring up the "delete" prompt and it launched itself. This
became immediately noticible by the fact that my modem lights went full
    I promptly shut down, put the drive in another computer as an auxilary,
got online and scanned the drive (free online scan) and removed the virus. I
also had to reloaded software in the programs where the virus attached itself
(it was found in 8 files). Total time spent was about 4 hours. I made haste to
purchase anti virus software and now find that I am receiving viruses 1-3 a
day. Some have told me you can't launch the virus by deleting it, but I will
contest that. When you least expect it, Expect It!

Tom Witt B9470101

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