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StanC

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Oops-
I got the same Sulfnbk.exe E-mail that Fenwayrocks did - only I fell for it and deleted the sulfnbk.* file. Am I in trouble? If so, how do I get that file back?
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Stan don't feel bad... I got it a yr or so ago...passed it on to about 70 people... many of whick like myself had deleted it as well. It served one purpose only that I can see.... I found out who my friends were. I had quite a few of that group to eliminate after that ...ever though as soon as I found out I sent them the fix... and they had done exactly what I did... yet I got called all the names & was talked down to.

So don't feel bad. It could have been worse.
 

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Thanks SavvyLady for the consoling thought.
Happy 2002
StanC
 

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There is simply no such thing as a virus that everyone on the internet knows about, but that no anti-virus software vendor knows about.

Major anti-virus vendors know about viruses within hours (or even minutes) of the first infection in the world.

Note: This is why you should use anti-virus software from major vendors. My guess is that AVG doesn't have analysts stationed all over the world on 24-hour alert to respond immediately to virus threats given that their software is free.
 

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I know that you use AVG, SavvyLady, and that you've recommended it to others. I simply respectfully disagree with you. I doubt that a company that puts out software free of charge will be on top of a virus outbreak. I believe having AVG installed could give someone a false sense of security.
 
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QUOTE]Originally posted by Max19
I know that you use AVG, SavvyLady, and that you've recommended it to others. I simply respectfully disagree with you. I doubt that a company that puts out software free of charge will be on top of a virus outbreak. I believe having AVG installed could give someone a false sense of security. [/QUOTE]

errr... Why did you pick this particular thread to do it Max.

Where does AVG antivirus software apply to a hoax e-mail ???
 
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oh wait...LMAO
I think I understand....LOL
You didn't understand this was a hoax e-mail did you Max. You thought it was an infection my AVG didn't catch...lol

nevermind....lol
 

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No, SavvyLady, I didn't think it was a virus that AVG didn't catch. I posted in another thread about this being a hoax. I'm familiar with Symantec's Hoax Information page. Perhaps you should bookmark it to check the validity of those e-mails you receive before passing them on to 70 other people.

http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/hoax.html

I mentioned AVG here because people running reliable anti-virus software shouldn't have any reason to believe they may be infected with a virus that no vendor has discovered. Re-read my post carefully, SavvyLady.

"Major anti-virus vendors know about viruses within hours (or even minutes) of the first infection in the world."

Given that AVG is not a major anti-virus vendor, I seriously doubt they would be able to come up with a pattern or definition file within a few hours of a virus outbreak or discovery. Due to that fact, I wouldn't recommend AVG to anyone for virus protection.
 
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Max I can only assume then this is a directed only at me since as you said

Originally posted by Max19
No, SavvyLady, I didn't think it was a virus that AVG didn't catch. I posted in another thread about this being a hoax. I'm familiar with Symantec's Hoax Information page. Perhaps you should bookmark it to check the validity of those e-mails you receive before passing them on to 70 other people.

http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/hoax.html

I mentioned AVG here because people running reliable anti-virus software shouldn't have any reason to believe they may be infected with a virus that no vendor has discovered. Re-read my post carefully, SavvyLady.

"Major anti-virus vendors know about viruses within hours (or even minutes) of the first infection in the world."

And have you seen me saying to anyone about this hoax people need a good virus scanner they can depend on & know if they had really something to worry about AVG would let them know.. I posted entirely after the problem was solved offering nothing towards advice ... just conversation.
Given that AVG is not a major anti-virus vendor, I seriously doubt they would be able to come up with a pattern or definition file within a few hours of a virus outbreak or discovery. Due to that fact, I wouldn't recommend AVG to anyone for virus protection.
You have explained your reasons... but you have not explained to me why you came in here posting to me about a free virus scanner I may be using & recommending when people need a virus scanner. ANY virus scan is better than none.
 

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In the case of virus scanning software, I don't believe that any is better than none. Since we're not talking about a price difference of hundreds of dollars, I would always recommend anti-virus software from a major vendor. I've worked with many products, and I think Norton is best.
 
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you're entitled to your opinion


free means some will have an antivirus program that would have none at all otherwise.
 
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