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by scouser49 / July 8, 2010 2:59 AM PDT

I have a Toshiba laptop and my broadband server is AOL. For the past week or so e-mails have been sent from my e-mail address to everyone in my address book but I have not sent them and I have not been on line at the time they were sent.I have been recieving a lot of angry replies back as the mails are all for links to a site selling Viagra.
How can I stop this as I'm going to be losing all my contacts if it goes on any longer. HELP!!!!!!

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Have you scan the computer for malware?
by Donna Buenaventura / July 8, 2010 3:39 AM PDT
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AOL etc.
by pgc3 / July 9, 2010 2:04 AM PDT
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Take Donna's advice, also get rid of AOL. if you are using it as a home page, even MSN explorer is better. Safer might be Mozilla Firefox amd GMAIL as a mail server. You didn't mention security software, that is another issue that you likely need to address. Good luck!!

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