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#181992 - 11/14/08 02:26 PM computer virus ?
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#181993 - 11/14/08 02:39 PM Re: computer virus ? [Re: leland]
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I delete all of that postcard, E card or whatever crap.
I am not that thrilled with real cards in the mail and I certainly have no interest in spam mail card
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#182001 - 11/14/08 08:38 PM Re: computer virus ? [Re: gfretwell]
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I hear ya there Greg!!
But it is rather poppular, I cheap out that way some times.
(don't tell my Kids mom)
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#182002 - 11/14/08 08:53 PM Re: computer virus ? [Re: leland]
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It's a good idea to be wary of anything you get unexpected, even if it appears to be from someone you know.

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#182003 - 11/14/08 08:55 PM Re: computer virus ? [Re: Admin]
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I've gotten mail from 'myself' many times.

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#182006 - 11/14/08 11:18 PM Re: computer virus ? [Re: Admin]
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Stuff like this has been going around since the Internet first became popular... Bottom line is, know what you're opening and make sure you've got antivirus/anti-spyware software. However, never assume that you're safe from anything.

I'm also of the opinion that people should really be educated before they get a computer and go online... Just like driving a car, you're not the only one who you're endangering. With viruses and the like, you could be spreading e-harm without even knowing it.
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