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From: "Ralph Taylor" <>
Subject: [DNA] Script error
Date: Sun, 13 Jun 2010 16:23:24 -0600
Ken wrote, ".. a group message .. has a 'script error' box which pops up and
can not be eliminated, and it blocks getting to the message to delete it.
Is there a work-around to purge this from the email screen list?"
To me, a "script error" means the message contains a script -- a sign of
potentially serious trouble. The error may be a result of your anti-virus
(AV) program blocking the script from acting, or it may be the action of a
Having deleted the message, you should do a complete virus scan and delete
any files the AV program says are infected. Some Trojans, however,
successfully hide from AV programs and may require more heavy-duty
You may also want to tell the (purported) sender of the message what
happened and that you do not want to receive this kind of message in the