I should have checked b4 I sent this plug the file name into google and it says it is a HOAX - Symantic says that Jerry Jdbgmgr.exe is the file to which the hoax refers, and it is the Microsoft Debugger Registrar for Java. ----- Original Message ----- From: Jerry To: 24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Sent: Tuesday, February 25, 2003 11:27 AM Subject: VIRUS ALERT! I received this email from another list as you can see. I checked my C drive for this file [ jdbgmgr.exe ] and it is there - since 6 of 2000. Is this a file that we should delete? I ask because there are times when people are told to delete files when they shouldn't thanks Jerry ----- Original Message ----- From: s_ward_2000 To: stadiumpostcardcollectors@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Sent: Tuesday, February 25, 2003 11:17 AM Subject: [Stadium Postcard Collectors] VIRUS ALERT! A virus has been passed on to me by a contact. My address book has in turn been infected. Since you are in my address book there may be a chance that you will find it in your computer too. I followed the instructions below and eradicated the virus easily. The virus (called jdbgmgr.exe)is not detected by Norton or MacAfee anti-virus-system. This virus sits quietly for 14 days before damaging the system. It is sent automatically by messenger and by the address book, whether or not you send emails to your contacts. Here's how to check the virus and get rid of it: 1. Go to start, then go up to the find or search -option 2. In the file/folders option, type the name: jdbgmgr.exe 3. Be sure you search your C-drive and all the sub-folders and any other drives you may have.(Click on the box to include subfolders.) 4. Click: "Find now" 5. The virus has a grey teddy bear icon with the name jdbgmgr.exe. DO NOT OPEN IT. 6. Go to Edit (on the menu bar) and choose "select all" to highlight the file without opening it. 7. Now go to File (on the menu bar) and select DELETE. It will then go to the Recycle Bin. 8. Go to the recycle Bin and delete it there as well. IF YOU FIND THE VIRUS, you must contact all the people in your address book, so they can eradicate it in their own address books. To do this: 1. Open a new email message 2. Click the icon of the address book next to the "to" 3. Highlight every name and add to "BCC" 4. Copy this message, enter subject and paste to email, and send For a web-based membership management utility and information on list policies, please see http://nibec.com/24hoursupport/ To unsubscribe, send a blank email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with "unsubscribe" (without quotes) in the subject.