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Old 12-09-2013, 05:21 AM   #1
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Hi, I awoke today and checked my e mail, only to find over 1000 e mails all from Mailer Daemon saying failure notice, has anyone any idea what is going on here?
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mailer-daemon Definition from PC Magazine Encyclopedia
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Old 12-09-2013, 06:17 AM   #3
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Thanks, so it's either an email I've sent that is being returned or a worm, I'm thinking more likely the latter since there are so many of them. Thanks again for your help, I'll run a virus scan and make sure my antivirus and windows defender is up to date and see if I get anywhere.
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Just to be on safe side run the PC Cleanup Toolbox except blackviper..
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Just to be on safe side run the PC Cleanup Toolbox except blackviper..
Thanks, I run cc cleaer every so often, which seems to speed my system up, I didn't know you are supposed to run it more than one time in a row though, to be honest, I just run it on the default setting as I'm not fully confident with it, I will go through all the programs suggested now, thanks
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Just to be on safe side run the PC Cleanup Toolbox except blackviper..
virus pic.jpg Thanks, half way through the list, the virus program you suggested found and removed an infection.
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Change your email password as well. Otherwise they will still have your account info and will still be able to send out spam with using your account.
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Change your email password as well. Otherwise they will still have your account info and will still be able to send out spam with using your account.
Thanks, Yahoo had the same Idea, and forced me to change my password in order to log in again, I deleted all the offending e mails before starting the process of ridding the computer of viruses
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