I just got this in my box, it sounds pretty freaky, and I did find it on mine. -Sun Subject: VERY IMPORTANT >Date: Wed, 05 Feb 2003 02:21:11 +0000 > >hi, i'm really sorry about this but it really isn't my fault. you might already >have virus protection anyway, but......... >I dont know if this affects you, but please do it just in case (better safe >than sorry). >A virus has been passed on to me by a contact. My address book in turn >has been infected. Since you are in my address book there is a chance that >you will find it in your computer too. I followed the instructions below >and eradicated the virus easily. > > >>the virus (called jdbgmgr.exe) is not detected by Norton or Macfee anti > >virus systems. The virus sits quietly for 14 days before damaging the > >system. It is sent automatically by messenger and the address book, >whether >or not you send emails to the contacts. > > > >Here is how to check for the virus and get rid of it: > > > >1/ Go to start, Find or Search option > > > >2/ In the file/folders option, type the name jdbgmgr.exe > > > >3/ Be sure to search your C-Drive and all sub folders and any other >drives > >you may have. > > > >4/ Click "Find Now" > > > >5/ The virus has a grey teddy bear icon and the name jdbgmgr.exe - DO >NOT > >OPEN IT!!! > > > >6/ Got to edit (on the menu bar) and choose the SELECT ALL to highlight >the > >file without > > opening it. > > > >7/ Now go to File (on menu bar) and select DELETE. It will then go to >the > >recycle bin. > > > >8/ Go to the recycle bin and delete it there as well. > > > >If you find the virus, you must contact all the people in your address > >book, so they can eradicate it in their own address books. To do this: > > > >1/ Open a new e-mail message > > > >2/ Click the icon of the address book next to the "To" > > > >3/ Highlight every name and add to "BCC" > > > >4/ Copy this message and enter subject and past to e-mail, and send. > > > >REMEMBER YOU HAVE TO DO THIS VERY QUICKLY.