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Re: [IP] mail from an IPer? Or a VIRUS????

Sam <email @ redacted> wrote:

> True... I just recently read that just having the "preview window" open in
> Outlook Express can auto-execute some of these viruses. If you run Outlook
> Express, be sure to change your settings so that the "preview window" is
> not open by default. Unfortunately, I don't have a copy of that program
> here, so I can't provide the exact place where this can be changed.
> Obviously an up-to-date virus scanner is a must, if you're on the Internet
> and get email.

In OE, click on View on the top menu, then on Layout, then UNcheck Preview

*AND* re:  AV . . . make sure you have the discipline to update the virus
definitions *AT LEAST* once a week.  Symantec updates their definitions
twice a week.

Jim Handsfield
email @ redacted

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