"Happy 99"--Virus

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Has anyone out there got taged with the virus on an attachment of "Happy 99.exc." if so , how do you get rid of it ....HELP.

-- Capt Dennis (souza@ptialaska.nrt), April 04, 1999


Simple solution: get a Mac!

-- Ed Yourdon (ed@yourdon.com), April 04, 1999.


Techincally, it is a worm, but still annoying. It hides in your windows/system directory under the name SKA. You can actually remove it manually...it is pretty easy.

Step by Step instructions can be found here. http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Heights/3652/SKA.HTM

Hope that helps.

Jonathan -A computer glitch will not bring about the end of civilization. It takes hordes of panicking people to do that.-

-- Jonathan Latimer (latimer@q-a.net), April 04, 1999.

Thanks Jonathan : I'll give it a try ...Capt Dennis

-- Capt Dennis (souza@ptialaska.net), April 04, 1999.

I got it too - it's a pain in the ass - if no luck get back to me.


-- Andy (2000EOD@prodigy.net), April 04, 1999.

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