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  Let there be no doubt - the creeps referred to in my previous post are
hoax creators.  Joe definitely falls into the people-of-goodwill
category!  (There've been misunderstandings on the list before - didn't
want another one!)


Sherry

Sherry McCowan wrote:

> Dear mobirders,
>
> This is a hoax.  Do NOT delete jdbgmgr.exe.  More information is
> available at Symantec:
>
> http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/jdbgmgr.exe.file.hoax.html
>
> The thing that infuriates me about these creeps isn't so much the
> nuisance they create by scaring people into deleting files (bad as that
> is)  as it is their reliance on and abuse of the good will of people who
> spread the hoax in hopes of preventing harm.
>
> Down off my soapbox now.
>
> Sherry McCowan
> St. Louis, Missouri
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>
>
> Harrington, Joseph wrote:
>
>> Dear folks,
>>
>> A friend sent me info about a virus that, if I understand correctly,
>> automatically sends itself to everyone on every e-mail list you're
>> on.  She
>> said it doesn't activate for 14 days, and can't be detected by Norton or
>> McAfee anti-virus programs (yet).  I found it on my disk, and I know
>> of one
>> person (not in my contacts folder) who got a message "hi,[name],here's a
>> questionnaire," or some such, with a virus attachment.  Anyway,
>> here's the
>> steps I followed for eliminating the virus file:
>>
>> 1. Go to Start, then Find (or Search)
>>
>> 2.  In Files/Folders, write the name "jdbgmgr.exe"
>>
>> 3.  Be sure to search in your "C" drive
>>
>> 4.  Click Find or Search
>>
>> 5.  The virus has a teddy bear icon with the name "jdbgmgr.exe" -
>> needless
>> to say, DO NOT OPEN IT!!
>>
>> 6.  Right-click, then delete it
>>
>> 7.  Go to the recycle bin and delete it there also.
>>
>> If you find it, you should forward this message to email lists you're
>> on,
>> and probably to people in your address book.
>>
>> The pleasure of modern labor-saving devices!
>>
>> Joe
>>
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