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--- B Z <kasseen10 at hotmail_com> wrote:
> From: "B Z" <kasseen10 at hotmail_com>
> To: apisto at listbox_com
> Subject: Re: IMPORTANT! -Virus
> Date: Wed, 30 May 2001 09:48:26 -0500
> Reply-to: apisto at listbox_com
> Guys - Since I started this mess ... This is what I researched AFTER
> I sent 
> that email:
> (I do apologize; I usually pride myself in researching first before
> reacting 
> - my husband didn't have it because he was on a different operating
> system.)
> Bonny -----------------------------------------------------------
> Reported on: April 17, 2001
> Last Updated on: May 29, 2001 at 06:22:42 AM PDT
> Printer-friendly version
> The following hoax email has been reported in Brazil. The original
> email is 
> in Portuguese; it is followed by an English translation.
> This particular email message is a hoax. The file that is mentioned
> in the 
> hoax, however, Sulfnbk.exe, is a Microsoft Windows utility that is
> used to 
> restore long file names, and like any .exe file, it can be infected
> by a 
> virus that targets .exe files.
> The virus/worm W32.Magistr.24876@mm can arrive as an attachment named
> Sulfnbk.exe. The Sulfnbk.exe file used by Windows is located in the 
> C:\Windows\Command folder. If the file is located in any other
> folder, or 
> arrives as an attachment to a email message, then it is possible that
> the 
> file is infected. In this case, if a scan with the latest virus
> definitions 
> and with NAV set to scan all files does not detect the file as being 
> infected, quarantine and submit the file to SARC for analysis by
> following 
> the instructions in the document How to submit a file to SARC using
> Scan and 
> Deliver.
> If you have deleted the Sulfnbk.exe file from the C:\Windows\Command
> folder 
> and want to know how to restore the file, you should contact your
> computer 
> manufacturer or Microsoft for assistance. As an alternative, If you
> are 
> running Windows 98 or Windows Me, see the document How to extract
> files in 
> Safe Mode under Windows 98 or Windows Millennium.
> NOTE: The instructions in this document are provided for your
> convenience. 
> The extraction of Windows files uses Microsoft programs and commands.
> Symantec does not provide warranty support for or assistance with
> Microsoft 
> products
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