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From: Linda Reno <>
Subject: Re: [MDSTMARY-L] June 1st virus
Date: Tue, 29 May 2001 19:20:46 -0400
This is a good reason why we should stick to the subject of genealogy. Please
do not post notices concerning viruses. In just about every case it is a hoax.
"John S. Wilkinson" wrote:
> This is a hoax. Go to the following URL:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [mailto:]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 29, 2001 12:50 PM
> Subject: [MDSTMARY-L] June 1st virus
> I know I have e-mailed you and so I may have sent a virus to you that
> sent to me!! Cyber illnesses, good grief!. It is dormant until June 1st
> then will become activated and it will supposedly delete all files and
> folders on the hard drive. It attaches through the e-mail and migrates to
> the 'C:\windows\command' folder. The anti-virus programs do not dectect it
> since it is dormant until June 1st.
> I am sorry if I sent it to you. Here are the instructions to delete:
> Go to start
> Go to "FIND" or "SEARCH"
> Go to "FILES & FOLDERS"
> Make sure the find box is searching "C" drive
> Type in: SULFBNK.EXE
> Begin search
> If it is found; highlight it but do not open
> Go to "File" and delete it
> Close the find Dialog Box
> Open the recycle Bin
> Find the file and delete it from the Recycle bin
> You should be safe.
> Alternately, you can hold down the shift key, press delete, and respond YES
> when it asks if you wish to delete an executable file. This bypasses the
> file being placed in the recycle bin.
> Cheryl Riley Cain