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

At 05:21 AM 12/01/01 James Handsfield wrote:
 >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.

Some Anti-virus programs have an auto-update feature. If yours has that, 
it's would be wise to use it. The current version of Norton Anti-Virus does 
that for me.

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