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Had to download a file before using website

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by Susan J, Apr 7, 2004.

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  1. Susan J

    Susan J Thread Starter

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    Hello
    A strange thing just happened. I visit a news/current events website regularly, and went to click on it, but was forced to download a file before I could get to the site.
    I downloaded the file to a floppy. The file name is part of the website's name, it's size is 41KB. I run Win 98 se.

    Can anybody explain this? Virus maybe?

    thanks
     
  2. Rollin' Rog

    Rollin' Rog

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    What is the web site, what is the file name?

    Frankly unless it is a "macromedia" install, I would not install it or continue to visit the site unless it is well known and trusted.
     
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