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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by theMusicMan, Sep 21, 2003.

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  1. theMusicMan

    theMusicMan Thread Starter

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    Hi All

    I have the latest McAfee virus dat file, and McAfee SpamKiller - both running sort of OK.

    How come I still get these darned e-mails (1) pretending to be from MSoft and (2) apology for not being able to deliver etc...

    Does this mean I actually have the virus? Do I need to do a full scan? I thougth McAfee virus scan pro ensures they don't get onto your machine...?

    Thoughts please... thanks

    John
     
  2. KeithKman

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    Do they contain Viruses in the E-mail? McAfee is coming up and saying these e-mails have viruses? Just delete the e-mails that contain the virus.
     
  3. theMusicMan

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    ... sometimes McAfee says it is a harmful file but other times it doesn't..!

    I don't open any of those mails (obviously) and I delete them all it's just a pain receiving them.... sooooooo many of them...... hundreds during the course of the last few days...

    Johnh
     
  4. KeithKman

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    Yea thats normal, simply delete the e-mail file and you will be fine.
     
  5. BillC

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    You do not have the virus but rather you are in the e-mail address book of someone who does. As stated, just delete these e-mails. Here is more information on W32.Swen.a virus.
     
  6. theMusicMan

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    ... many thanks Bill... reassured now.. :)
     
  7. TheRef310

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    You might want to warn yor buddies that they might have the virus though...If they all get the virus fixed, the e-mails would stop///
     
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