[pcductape] Re: weirdo file

  • From: "Elaine" <Elaine@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2003 19:32:40 +0100

Thanks for all,  for your help

But guess what! I can not uninstall Outlook Express (330994) cause it wont let 

Weird or wot

  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Carl 
  To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
  Sent: Friday, July 18, 2003 4:37 PM
  Subject: [pcductape] Re: weirdo file

  Hi Martha,
  Thanks for that url which said:   
  That "~" (tilde) file is most probably appearing as the result of installing 
the "April 2003, Cumulative Patch for Outlook Express (330994)". Microsoft is 
aware of the problem and is supposedly working on a fix. Many people are 
experiencing this problem and from what I've read about this problem that icon 
will also reappear when you reply to an e-mail and you have your Outlook 
Express set up to enter the persons e-mail address to your address book 
whenever you reply to an e-mail. You can either just put up with it or follow 
the uninstall directions for the patch at the link below. 
  Since it's not doing any harm, I'll just tolerate it.
   ps, I was sure off base with my thoughts that it was related to a virus scan.

    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: Martha Bagwell 
    To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
    Sent: Friday, July 18, 2003 9:52 AM
    Subject: [pcductape] Re: weirdo file

    Hi, Elaine!

    Apparently this is caused by a glitch from a patch to OE, look here:


    Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free.
    Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com).
    Version: 6.0.501 / Virus Database: 299 - Release Date: 14/07/2003

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