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From: Jean Mayfield Cuevas <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] HAPPY99.exe
Date: Sun, 23 May 1999 23:48:14 -0400
Was the Command Virus Program a freebee or did you purchase it?
At 10:07 PM 5/23/99 -0500, you wrote:
>It works i got the Virus this morning but i am running a Command Virus
>it installed itself i just went and deleted SKA.EXE, SKA.DLL, WSOCK32.SKA ,
>Then i pulled down HAPPY99 Remover to be sure it said i didn't have the Virus
>Jean Mayfield Cuevas wrote:
>> Hi Betty & All,
>> As I understand it, this particular virus isn't harmful, or at least that's
>> what I have heard! It just duplicates, over and over.
>> I just looked up Dr. Soloman's website :
>> http://www.drsolomon.com/home/home.cfm but, I didn't find anything about
>> the actual Happy99.exe virus.
>> You certainly can't have any more dumb questions than I do, when it comes
>> to all this stuff!
>> Thank the Lord, I saved the messages from other discussions about this
>> little Happy99.exe worm! Here's what was said:
>> >>>This is a very nice utility, in that it not only AUTOMATICALLY
>> removes all the files that Happy99.exe installs and puts the system
>> back the way it was before being corrupted, it lets the unfortunate
>> user view all the his/her emails to which the danged file was attached
>> and sent on.
>> >>>HAPPY99CLEANER 2.0
>> >>>File size: 716K
>> >>>License: freeware
>> >>>Minimum requirements: Windows 95/98/NT
>> >>>There's a pesky little virus going around the Net these days called
>> >>Happy99.exe. It doesn't damage your system or corrupt any data, but
>> it can spread like wildfire if unchecked because it attaches itself to
>> every email you send and every newsgroup message you post.
>> "Happy99Cleaner" won't protect you from the virus, but it can get rid
>> of it if you've been infected. After you clean out your system, you
>> can check the LISTE.SKA file to see a list of email addresses you have
>> sent the virus to and start writing those apologies. Get ready to be
>> If there are ANY computer literate folks on the list, I am sure we could
>> use your help!
>> Has anyone downloaded this program? It appears to be free, and it requires
>> that you have either Windows 95 or 98, am I correct?
>> For someone to have listed it on the New Listowners' support list, I would
>> expect it to be reputable.
>> At 05:04 PM 5/23/99 -0500, you wrote:
>> >Jean: Thanks for telling me about the Virus. I received that
>> >yesterday and it was like it was coming from this man who had just sent
>> >me a letter regarding a particular family; so I saved it. then when I
>> >got into it, I couldn't figure out why he had sent it. Then just before
>> >I got your message about the Virus, I got the same Happy 99 from you.
>> > Now another one of my "dumb" questions: I have checked and I have 2
>> >of these little guys, so how and where do I go to get rid of it. I know
>> >you gave me instructions but I still don't know what program to get into
>> >for anit-virus. Thanks.
>> >Jean Mayfield Cuevas wrote:
>> >> Hi Folks,
>> >> A couple of times this week, I have received messages from folks who had
>> >> the Happy99.exe attached, so I thought I would pass along a copy of a
>> >> message sent to my listowners' Newby-L list, which will explain what
>> >> if you should receive this little "fellow"! :-)
>> >> Jean C.
>> >> To Check to see if you have benn HIT with this virus use your FIND
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