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Mark, 

Thanks, but it won't effect me.  
My hard drive totally crashed Monday.  Scorched earth virus protection.

Harold Sprague

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Mark Baker [SMTP:shake4bake(--nospam--at)earthlink.net]
> Sent:	Thursday, March 01, 2001 3:48 PM
> To:	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject:	New virus alert
> 
> You folks can hate me if this is a hoax, but if it's not I won't require
> you
> to thank me.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Mark
> 
> 
> >
> > Subject: NEW - Bad Viruses
> >
> >
> > >
> > >
> > > Virus Alert (This is not a joke)
> > >
> > >  A new virus has just been discovered that has been classified by
> > > Microsoft (www.microsoft.com) and by McAfee (www.mcafee.com) as  the
> > > most
> > > destructive ever! This virus was discovered yesterday  afternoon by
> > > McAfee and no vaccine has yet been developed. This  virus simply
> > > destroys
> > > Sector Zero from the hard disk, where vital  information for its
> > > functioning are stored. This virus acts in the   following manner: It
> > > sends itself automatically to all contacts  on your list with the
> title
> > > "A Virtual Card for You". As soon as  the supposed virtual card is
> > > opened, the computer freezes so that  the user has to reboot. When the
> > > ctrl+alt+del keys or the reset  button are pressed, the virus destroys
> > > Sector Zero, thus  permanently destroying the hard disk.
> > >
> > > Yesterday in just a few hours this virus caused panic in New York,
> > > according to news broadcast by CNN (www.cnn.com). This alert was
> > > received by an employee of Microsoft itself. So don't open any
> > >  mails with subject "A Virtual Card for You". As soon as you get  the
> > > mail, delete it. Please pass on this mail to all your friends.
> Forward
> > > this to everyone in your address book. I would rather
> > >  receive this 25 times than not at all.  Also: Intel announced that a
> > > new
> > > and very destructive virus was  discovered recently. If you receive an
> > > email called  "An Internet  Flower For You", do not open it. Delete it
> > > right away! This virus  removes all dynamic link libraries(.dll files)
> > > from your computer.
> > >  Your computer will not be able to boot up.
> > >
> > >  SEND THIS TO EVERYONE ON YOUR CONTACT LIST!!
> > >
>