That is correct. Just like with programs such as Word, etc, a virus that is written for one operating system CANNOT be run on another operating system. Plus the fact that all the latest "viruses" are actually able to run due to the NUMEROUS security holes in Windows. This is why if you are running Windows, it is VERY VERY IMPORTANT to keep up to date with the latest fixes by going to http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com. > >Wait.... you can open email under Linux and not get infected? Does it work >that way for most viruses? > >Robert > >At 03:18 PM 9/21/2003, you wrote: >> >>This is just a warning. Today I got another bogus email from what seemed >>to be Microsoft. It said it included a new security patch. That >>attachment was a virus of course. I opened the email from my Linux >>system so I could stay safe and look at it. > > >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. -- "Look, all I know is that this cord here was plugged into my house. And your house was glowin' like the fricken sun! So I put two and two together there heh, and decided that you're pissing me off!" "Oh...we are truly sorry Carl. And it will probably.....never happen again. Could we have our cord back?" "No no there, I'm just gunna keep it there, since it's uh mine anyways." - Aqua Teen Hunger Force 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.