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Yea, It got me, the name of the virus is klez, there is a fix it tool on the symantec site, i first noticed something wrong when i kept getting returned mail notices and i hadnt even mailed anyone, supposedly does no pc damage, just makes you get mad at who sent it to you, even tho its not their fault.

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The virus was sent to my e-mail account that doesn't have any form of screening so I forwarded it to my other e-mail account and it deleted the harmful part of the e-mail and warned me that it had contained a malicious virus. I would suggest picking up any new updates if you don't have any e-mail services that can do the house cleaning for you.

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Just wanted to let everyone know there might be a new virus circulating. It was sent to me yesterday From: "Source". It has an attachment and the subject is just a bunch of random letters. Hopefully all is well with the PC and it didn't do any damage.

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thanks for the warning, we took time to have our virus shield scan and fix any virus--we found none --it was a good day to get rid of cookies and defrag anyway--4" of snow on sat kept us indoors smile.gif

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I just recieved an email from a bassn05 who I think is from the forums(not totaly sure but the name sounds familiar) and the file sent cotained a virus. Luckily my system caught it before I had the chance to open it. Just thought I'd warn everyone. Later! mad.gif

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It's crazy,

My system has quarentined 27 e-mails today that contained this virus. Many of them have come from people that I have never had any contact with.

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Paul
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I did a search and the bassn05 email virus does not pertain to the forums at all. Sorry, I thought I had seen that username before on here. I was just concerned for the safety of everyones computer. It can be very frustrating to have your computer messed up by someones idea of a joke. Later.

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Pwaldow, just delete these files in quarantine, they are unrepairable and useless.

I receive at least 8 to 10 emails per day with that virus, it's a job keeping quarantine empty.

These viruses email themselves out, without computer owner knowledge. If there was still enforced Public Hanging, I will put it in effect for whoever write a virus.

But how will they sell antivirus software if there were no viruses ??? Could be a thought.... grin.gif

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