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computer virus ? #181992
11/14/08 06:26 PM
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Re: computer virus ? [Re: leland] #181993
11/14/08 06:39 PM
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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


Greg Fretwell
Re: computer virus ? [Re: gfretwell] #182001
11/15/08 12:38 AM
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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)

Re: computer virus ? [Re: leland] #182002
11/15/08 12:53 AM
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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.

Bill

Re: computer virus ? [Re: Admin] #182003
11/15/08 12:55 AM
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I've gotten mail from 'myself' many times.


Re: computer virus ? [Re: Admin] #182006
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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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