--- Peter Montgomery <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> SO how do I get that file back.
> I completely obliterated it?
It is only used in rare circumstances. It is very
unlkely that its absence will affect you in any way.
> -----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! Don't
> erase the file.... I've
> done it, for I asked advice after erasing it. How
> Anyway -- it's safe.
> ----- 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 this
> > Highly unlikely, given all the blockers in the
> > but just in case, here is the requisite
> > I found the culprit file in an old computer I use
> for backup.
> > There were no names left in the address book but
> my own,
> > a friend's and this list, for some very strange
> > It was my friend, apparently, who passed it on to
> > 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 on
> 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 this
> virus and delete
> > it if you have it too. It only took a few minutes,
> following these
> > instructions. Be sure to notify all in your
> address book too (which
> > will take longer than deleting the virus from your
> > Since you are in our address book, there is a good
> 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 days
> before damaging the
> > system. It is sent automatically by messenger and
> 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 it:?br>
> > YOU MUST DO THIS
> > 1. Go to Start, Go to Find or Search option
> > 2. In the File Folder option, type the name:
> > 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 the
> > c) Highlight every name and add to "BCC"
> > d) Copy this message enter subject paste to e-mail
> > Am very sorry about this nuisance. This age of
> technology is not that
> > great sometimes. We are victims!
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