--- Tom Gray <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> --- Peter Montgomery <[log in to unmask]>
> > SO how do I get that file back.
> > I completely obliterated it?
> > Cheers,
> > Peter
> It is only used in rare circumstances. It is very
> unlkely that its absence will affect you in any way.
From the Symantec site on the lack of need to repalce
NOTE: If you have already deleted the Jdbgmgr.exe
file, in most cases, you do not need to re-install it.
The following quote is extracted from the Microsoft
Knowledge Base article, "Virus Hoax: Microsoft
Debugger Registrar for Java (Jdbgmgr.exe) Is Not a
"The Microsoft Debugger Registrar for Java
(Jdbgmgr.exe) is only used by Microsoft Visual J++ 1.1
If you follow the e-mail message instructions and
delete this file, you do not have to recover it unless
you use Microsoft Visual J++ 1.1 to develop Java
programs on Windows XP, Windows NT 4.0, Windows 98
Second Edition, Windows 98, or Windows 95."
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Sara Trevisan
> > [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> > Sent: Thursday, February 05, 2004 1:32 AM
> > To: [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: Re: Just in case
> > It was just a hoax to create chains of emails!
> > erase the file.... I've
> > done it, for I asked advice after erasing it. How
> > silly....
> > Anyway -- it's safe.
> > Sara
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Peter Montgomery"
> <[log in to unmask]>
> > To: <[log in to unmask]>
> > Sent: Thursday, February 05, 2004 9:35 AM
> > Subject: Just in case
> > > It is conceivable that I passed on a virus to
> > list.
> > > Highly unlikely, given all the blockers in the
> > way,
> > > but just in case, here is the requisite
> > information.
> > >
> > > I found the culprit file in an old computer I
> > for backup.
> > > There were no names left in the address book but
> > my own,
> > > a friend's and this list, for some very strange
> > reason.
> > > It was my friend, apparently, who passed it on
> > me.
> > >
> > > Sorry,
> > > Peter
> > >
> > >
> > > Dear All
> > >
> > > I'm sorry about this; but I received this E-mail
> > from a friend
> > > regarding a virus that was inadvertently passed
> > to everyone in
> > > their address book. I followed the instructions
> > and YES, IT WAS ON MY
> > > COMPUTER.
> > >
> > > Since you are in my address book, I am sending
> > this on to you as a
> > > precaution. NORTON 2002 DID NOT DETECT IT!
> > >
> > > Here are the instructions on how to check for
> > virus and delete
> > > it if you have it too. It only took a few
> > following these
> > > instructions. Be sure to notify all in your
> > address book too (which
> > > will take longer than deleting the virus from
> > computer).
> > >
> > > Since you are in our address book, there is a
> > chance you will
> > > find it in your computer too unless you have an
> > Apple or MAC. The
> > > virus (called jdbgmgr.exe) is not detected by
> > Norton or McAfee anti-
> > > virus systems. The virus sits quietly for 14
> > before damaging the
> > > system. It is sent automatically by messenger
> > by the address
> > > book, whether or not you sent Emails to your
> > contacts. Here's how to
> > > check for the virus and how to get rid of
> > > YOU MUST DO THIS
> > > 1. Go to Start, Go to Find or Search option
> > > 2. In the File Folder option, type the name:
> > jdbgmgr.exe
> > > 3. Be sure you search your C: drive and all
> > sub-folders and any
> > > otherdrives you may have.
> > > 4. Click "Find Now"
> > > 5. The Virus has a Teddy Bear icon with the name
> > jdbgmgr.exe DO NOT
> > > OPENIT
> > > 6. Go to Edit (on 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 to the Recycle Bin.
> > > 8. Go to the Recycle Bin and Delete it
> > > IF YOU FIND THE VIRUS, YOU MUST CONTACT ALL THE
> > PEOPLE IN YOUR
> > > ADDRESS BOOK, SO THEY CAN ERADICATE IT IN THEIR
> > OWN ADDRESS BOOKS.
> > >
> > > To do this:
> > > a) Open a new e-mail message
> > > b) Click the icon of the address book next to
> > "TO"
> > > c) Highlight every name and add to "BCC"
> > > d) Copy this message enter subject paste to
> > > Am very sorry about this nuisance. This age of
> > technology is not that
> > > great sometimes. We are victims!
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