Re: Suspect file ~

From: Don Kelloway (dkelloway_at_commodon.com)
Date: 07/15/03


Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2003 04:28:39 GMT


"Don Kelloway" <dkelloway@commodon.com> wrote in message
news:wlLQa.106$%t1.87@newsread1.news.atl.earthlink.net...
> "Colonel Flagg" <colonel_flagg@NOSOUPFORJ00internetwarzone.org> wrote in
> message news:MPG.197d4124a97a2946989a66@news.charter.net...
> > In article <8iJQa.98$%t1.9@newsread1.news.atl.earthlink.net>,
> > dkelloway@commodon.com says...
> > >
> > > "Thund3rstruck" <Thund3rstruck_n0i@hotmail.comremove> wrote in
message
> > > news:3f1337ad$0$73635$a0465688@nnrp.fuse.net...
> > > > Depresion rambled on about something in
> > > > <KWwQa.9003$ju6.176651@newsfep4-glfd.server.ntli.net>:
> > > >
> > > > > I was having a look through the my pictures folder in XP and
found
> a
> > > > > file who's name was simply ~ wondering what it was I opened it
in
> > > > > notepad to find that is seems to contain all the e-mail
addresses
> in
> > > > > outlook express's contact list. In fact it looks to be a direct
> copy
> > > > > of the wab file, dose anyone know of a program
(virus/worm/Trojan
> > > > > type thing) that would have created this copy (I have an up to
> date
> > > > > Norton AV running) or is it more lightly just an error?
> > > >
> > > > Is the name just "~" (Tilde without the quotes)? If so, there's
a
> > > > bug with an update on MS's site that causes this to appear
> somewhere.
> > > >
> > > > HTH
> > > >
> > > > NOI
> > >
> > > re: "Is the name just "~" (Tilde without the quotes)?"
> > >
> > > Shame on you for not thinking that the original poster provided the
> > > filename in its entirety. <grin>
> > >
> > > However it is refreshing to see that someone else considered to ask
> the
> > > question as well. Of course Colonel Flagg and Doc Jeff may have
just
> > > labeled you stupid. Not that that would mean anything coming from
> them.
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> > at least this person knew of a bug centering on a filename of "~"
rather
> > than not knowing anything about it.
> >
> > don't back track Mr. Commode, you had no clue and you know it.
> >
>
> What is there to back track? I never stated that I knew what the cause
of
> the issue was at the time of my post. I merely asked the poster a
> question as to what the filename was. It's a simple as that.
>
>

On second thought. You knew nothing about the issue yourself! As a
matter of fact you contributed nothing to the thread other than to
demonstrate your lack of ability to act like an adult.

-- 
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Don Kelloway
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