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Postby Big Jake » Tue Apr 20, 2004 3:25 pm

Its either the phone line, the wiring, the modem or a virus. I would first try to rule out the wiring, the modem and the phone line in that order.

Does your laptop have a modem? Does it work OK from your friend's location? If it does, that would rule out the phone line and wiring.

Next try re-seating the modem two or three times, and double check the phone and modem connections. Jiggle these connections looking for loose contact. You also might try putting a known good modem in that computer see if the problem persists.

Let us know what you find, are there other ideas out there?

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Postby Copper » Wed Apr 21, 2004 2:38 pm

"Only two thing are infinite, the universe and human stupidity,and Im not sure about the former." Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)
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Postby Toby B. » Wed Apr 21, 2004 7:06 pm

Coppershirt wrote:more free stuff

http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/downloads.html


good find, thanks... 8)
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Postby evasive » Sat May 01, 2004 9:13 pm

Watch out, there a new nasty bit out there, the wm/sasser virus:
http://vil.nai.com/vil/content/v_125007.htm
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Postby Denniss » Sat May 08, 2004 9:07 am

Just for Info :

German police today arrested an 18 year old student for writing the Sasser and the Netsky worms/viruses .

Some other german citizens were arrested because of writing the Agobot/Phatbot worm
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Postby Toby B. » Tue May 18, 2004 12:39 am

I am destine for sh*t luck!!! I got pegged with yet another virus, this time from an infected file from Compaqs FTP server.

AVG is/was up to date and the Worm made it through and was not detected til after the infection............ :evil:

Yeah it's even an oldie. Lovgate.N and this is one hell of a nasty bitch to remove too... :roll:
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Postby J.C.GARCIA » Tue May 18, 2004 6:51 am

norton has actually got 6 viruses from emails in the last 2 days . the netsky c , d and z variants . and the sober g one . luckily no harm done . is everyone getting these amounts of crap in their emails . also got this funny looking email .

Hi ,

This is Eric Mueller. I am running Spam Interceptor to get rid of junk email. Please click this link to verify that the message you sent me isn't junk email:

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Sorry for the hassle, but your email was intercepted because the computer thinks it's spam... once you click the link above, you'll never be bothered again, since I'll know you're an ok sender in the future.

thanks--
Eric

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(323) 852-0883 / (323) 417-4900 fax

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of course i didnt click on the link provided . checked also for spyware and nothing found .[/quote]
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Postby trexntx » Tue May 18, 2004 7:12 am

I received something similar. There were probably half a dozen emails on my computer this morning of extremely questionable nature. :evil: Somebody's been busy.
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Postby chris754 » Tue May 18, 2004 11:06 pm

I think there are more than ever around. I get some every day but on Monday got 53 dodgy emails. None got me but boy I am I getting sick of this. There are some hackers out there who have too much time on their hands and an evil view of the world.
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Postby evasive » Wed May 19, 2004 3:17 am

20-30 a day from just one account. The other all have some sort of SPAM/anti-virus filtering on them at the ISP. I don't want to know what ends up in there...
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