Microsoft Corporation E-Mail?

  SABRE 13:39 29 Sep 03

Keep getting an e-mail from Microsoft Corporation advising of a new upgrade. However, Norton Antivirus tells me that it has a virus attached so I quarantine it and then delete it from Outlook. Anyone any idea whats going on?

  MichelleC 13:41 29 Sep 03

Bill's too busy to send out emails uninvited. It's a virus.

  alcudia 13:41 29 Sep 03

Yes, The attachment contains a very nasty virus.
The mail is not from Microsoft. They do not send e-mails to customers.

  Taff36 13:44 29 Sep 03

Yes It`s a virus - keep deleting it.

  SABRE 15:34 29 Sep 03

Thanks good people. Clicked on it the other day without Norton picking it up and downloaded and installed the update. Took about half an hour on broadband. Have run Norton virus check on all drives and is saying all clear. Do I need to worry?

  Jester2K II 15:36 29 Sep 03

Update Norton asap and then rescan.

Sounds like Norton is out of date!!!

  Jester2K II 15:39 29 Sep 03

or check for Gibe / Swen with Stinger click here

You said at the beginning Norton Picked it up and then at the end it didn't?!?!?!

  SABRE 17:29 29 Sep 03

Sorry, no Norton pick up anything on the original notification but has on subsequent ones. Have ensured it is up to date and rescaned. Also run stinger and not showing anything. However, I am receiving about 5 e-mails a day now with virus warnings.

  Jester2K II 17:39 29 Sep 03

Delete them

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