Re: virus HOAX !!!!
|From:||Vinnie Della Speranza |
this so-called virus ( jdbgmgr.exe) is a legitimate Windows file. this
is a HOAX and the instructions contained within this message should not
be followed nor should this file be deleted from your computer.
>>> Carol J Tanck 01/20/03 11:10PM >>>
A virus has been passed on to my computer and my
address book has been
> infected. Since you are in my address book, there
is a good chance you
> find it in your computer too. I followed the
directions below and
> the virus . The virus is called jdbgmgr.exe,
it is not
> detected by Norton or Mcfee Anti-virus. The virus
sits quietly for
> 14 days before damaging the system. It is sent
automatically by e-mails.
> Here's how to check the virus and get rid of it:
> 1. Go to Start, Find or Search option.
> 2. In the file/folder option, type the name
> 3.Search your C: drive and all subfolders and any
other drives you have.
> 4. Click "Find Now"
> 5.The virus has a teddy bear icon in front of it.
DO NOT OPEN IT.
> 6.Go to edit (on the menu bar), choose "select all"
> highlight the file without opening it.
> 7. Now go to File (on the menu bar) and select
> "Delete". It will then go to the recycle bin.
> 8. Go to the recycle bin and empty it and delete the
file there as well.
> IF YOU FIND THE VIRUS, YOU MUST CONTACT ALL THE
PEOPLE IN YOUR ADDRESS
> SO THEY CAN ERADICATE IT IN THEIR OWN
> ADDRESS BOOK. To do this:
> 1. Open a new e-mail message.
> 2. Click the icon of the address book next to the
> 3. Highlight every name and add "BCC"
> 4. Copy the message enter subject, paste to e-mail,
> The virus came from the Philippines--I was notified
> Please do this and I'm sorry for the inconvenience.
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