GENMSC-L ArchivesArchiver > GENMSC > 2002-06 > 1023101400
From: "Helen Castle" <>
Subject: Re: WARNING - Dangerous messages from Hertfordshire
Date: Mon, 3 Jun 2002 20:50:00 +1000
References: <ad0sri$ssot5$2@ID-134476.news.dfncis.de>, <ad20fb$t0tto$1@ID-71976.news.dfncis.de>, <Gx3uyL.DIn@freenet.buffalo.edu>
In my 9 years of using pretty exclusively Outlook & Outlook Express I have
never suffered any bad effects from a virus. I have occassionally used
other software but I dont like them. I like and use both with no problems.
I have received dozens of viruses (virii) and never once been infected.
RULE #999 - be careful and sensible and think about what you do... use the
most current anti virus software you can get.
have a look at my rellie's at:
Happy to share my AVRI's and NSW BDM's
email me for lookups
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"Roots Webmaster" <> wrote in message
> On Wed, 29 May 2002, Hugh Watkins wrote:
> > Rule two
> > do not use outlook express address book
> Heh heh!
> Low tech has its advantages. Here on Buffalo Freenet, we still use the
> ancient (in internet years) text-only PINE newsreader. Attachments simply
> cannot be opened; they must be saved to a disk. So I just delete every
> unsolicited attachment. And for my non-genealogy email account, I use
> Yahoo, which has Norton antivirus scanner built in. In my nine years
> online, I have never once gotten a virus, nor have I passed on a bogus
> virus warning.
> I am in no way affiliated with Yahoo, but their omnipresent advertising is
> a small price to pay for an email service with such superior protection
> and functionality.
> Webmaster: Cynthia Van Ness, MLS --
> Roots: The Buffalo NY Genealogy Forum -- http://www.bfn.org/~roots
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