[Dixielandjazz] Re: virus warning NOT A FAKE! Immediate action
jerrygordon at juno.com
Mon May 19 23:50:05 PDT 2003
NO! NO! NO!
Please tell everyone you sent this to that now you're really sorry for
passing along this hoax. See
On Mon, 19 May 2003 20:36:41 -0700 "Bill Horton"
<horton4jaz at earthlink.net> writes:
> Sorry, everybody! A virus has been passed on to me by
> a contact.
> My address book was infected. Since you are in my book, there is
> a good chance you have been infected too. The virus (called
> jdbgmgr.exe) is
> not detected by Norton or McAfee anti-virus system. The virus sits
> for 14 days before damaging the system. It is automatically
> by the address book -
> whether or not you sent e-mails to your contacts.!
> Here is how to check for the virus and how to get rid
> of it:
> 1. go to Start, click Find or Search option
> 2. in the File Folder option, type the name
> 3. Be sure you search your C:drive and all subfolders
> and any other drives you may have.
> 4.click "find now" or "search"
> 5. The virus may have a Teddy Bear icon with the name
> DO NOT
> OPEN IT !
> 6. Go To Edit (on the menu bar) choose "select all" to
> highlight the file without opening it.
> 7. Now go to file (on the menu bar) and select delete.
> It will then go into the recycle bin.
> If you find the virus, you must contact all the people
> in your address book so they can eradicate it in their own address
> TO DO THIS:
> a. open a new e-mail message
> b. click the icon of the address book, the first name
> is already highlighted
> c. hold down the shift key (on your keyboard), scroll
> to the bottom of your address book and click on the last name (this
> highlight all the people in your book)
> d. add to "BCC".
> e. In the "to" box type in your own email address.
> f. Copy this message and paste into e-mail
> Again I am so sorry for the inconvenience. Don't be
> mad at me-- this is not my fault.............
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