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Re: virus alert

>Opening an e-mail that is text (like your message below) is okay.  You
>cannot get a virus from that.  Where you CAN get a virus is from EXECUTABLE
>files--files that you click on and start a program.  They often have an
>"exe" extension.  Do not ever open those unless you know the sender knows
>what he/she is doing.
>It is a good idea also to get a good antivirus program.

That's all correct.

False alarms about viruses transmitted by reading mail go around several
times a year.  Enough said.

John Sinclair Quarterman <jsq@mids.org>
President, Matrix Information and Directory Services (MIDS)
mids@mids.org, http://www.mids.org, +1-512-451-7602, fax: +1-512-452-0127
1106 Clayton Lane, Suite 500W, Austin, TX 78723