Another gem of wisdom: Thats why the warnings were sent to you. If you were wise you would have read the warnings first before opening the email containing the virus. Hmmm.. people on this list are interested in UNIX, why should they know and care about the virus anyway? --- F.M. (Mike) Taylor Systems Programmer (UNIX). Indiana State University. Terre Haute, IN. 47809 (812)-237-8843 CISSO --- I constantly find myself "re-inventing the wheel", but thats ok 'cause my current "wheel" has eight flat sides.