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Email prob???

Discussion in 'Desktop & Laptop Computers Forum' started by vulkan75, Jan 28, 2004.

  1. vulkan75

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    Hi,just a quicky.
    Recently I have alot of email from people I dont know...seems to be from some sort of chat forum which has been clogging up my inbox.
    Intrestingly I have also had email from legit sources with the same common problem,it is as follows.

    When I go and try and open the mail I get this message:>>
    The message cannot be represented in 7-bit ASCII encoding and has been sent as a binary attachment.

    How do I access the email I want to read.

    any clue?

    ta:)
     
  2. Big Al

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    This sounds like the My Doom virus, delate any e mails that come in like this
     
  3. vulkan75

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    :eek: :eek: :eek: OOOOOOO....eekk Realy.


    Thanks for the warning.:smashin:
     
  4. richgtfc

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    If you've clicked on the attachment and had a notepad file open with loads of rubbish in, you'll be infected. Get the latest virus update for your scanner.
     
  5. Desmo

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    OK first off, I you don't already have any anti-virus software, go here and download their FREE software. It work and it's FREE so you've got no excuses for not doing it.

    Secondly, never EVER open an unsolicited email attachment. People you don't know don't just randomly send you things for fun. Even if you know the person, still be cautious. Most viruses/worms these days can spoof the senders address so it looks like it has come from someone you know.

    IF IN DOUBT, CHUCK IT OUT!!!

    :)
     

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