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E-mail problem

by dickboy / December 15, 2004 5:16 AM PST

I have Earthlink for my e-mail and am happy with it. However, in the last few days I have had e=mail "returned to me and I have not sent it. I reported this, but do not understan the gobble-degoop the use to try to solve my proble. Iuse an AMD with 2Gigi-bit drive. OS Windows XP sp2. Computer scans virus free with Norton and Panda. Any ideas? I can not find any hidden adress.

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Please read.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 15, 2004 5:20 AM PST
In reply to: E-mail problem

DO NOT OPEN SUCH EMAIL.

Sorry to yell that, but a new type of SPAM as well as E-mail virus/trojan/others attempt to get people to open such E-mails to infect your machine.

Again, it's likely just SPAM or some virus/trojan on someone else's machine.

It's 99.99% certain you didn't send such emails.

Bob

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by daisy1946 / December 15, 2004 11:21 AM PST
In reply to: Please read.

Just before I got one of those "returned unable to deliver" messages, I had sent an email to several people about a meeting and I needed to call anyone who did not get the email. So I opened the email. Now what should I do and in the future how can I know if emails I send are not delivered?

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Keep the antivirus up to date and...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 15, 2004 11:29 AM PST
In reply to: email problem

Try to not open any unexpected emails.

Many forget that email is not a "guaranteed" delivery system and will need dialogue why this is so.

Bob

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