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IMPORTANT VIRUS NOTICE

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Rad76    122
IF you get a message from someone saying they need your suggestion on something and the attached file is called DU DE.bat.zip DO NOT open it, it is a virus. If you have opened it (like I did), you will not be able to open any applications, the virus is messing with your windows registry. In this case you must re-install windows through MS-DOS. This way you won''t loose any thing on your hard drive. Hope this helps.

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xstreme2000    152
I''m supprised you didn''t already know about it. Its the "Code Red" aka "Redworm" virus, I''ve seen alot of copys over the last few days.

I didn''t think its harms any system except NT & 2000 series but I could be wrong. BTW the attachments name changes but I think I alway has 2 extensios eg name.exe.lnk, stuff.txt.zip, things.doc.exe ... etc.

Every thing I''ve said is from memory so I could be wrong about things but I''m pretty sure its the Code Red virus so if you want to know more go and look it up somewhere.

Oh and I take it your using an MS Outlook mail client, *x2k shakes his head sarcastically* its Microsofts free entry to your system...sort it out

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Martee    476
Actually, that sounds more like the W32.Sircam virus. You do NOT have to reinstall Windows to fix it; all you have to do is follow the simple instructions at Symantec''s web site.

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Martee

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Pactuul    122
Why do people insist on doing stupid stuff?? Just don''t open attachments with wierd names like that. IT''S COMMON SENSE FOLKS.


Pactuul



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Beer Hunter    712
Heh - who do you know who would ever say, "I send this file to you in order to have your advice"?

By the way, opening a .zip file won''t harm your system. Only executable files can do that.

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