!!! URGENT !!! - Possible virus!

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    !!! URGENT !!! - Possible virus!

    Someone is sending an email around telling you to delete sulfbnk.exe, found in (depending on system) C:\win98\command. I checked out the code, and this is not a virus - you system can not run without this. I repeat (for the sake of the blind

    DO NOT DELETE THIS FILE!!!

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    Re: !!! URGENT !!! - Possible virus!

    Originally posted by Sean
    Someone is sending an email around telling you to delete sulfbnk.exe, found in (depending on system) C:\win98\command. I checked out the code, and this is not a virus - you system can not run without this. I repeat (for the sake of the blind

    DO NOT DELETE THIS FILE!!!
    yes it is a hoax but your computer will still run fine with or without this file... bin it if you want its an outdated windows file...

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    hrm... that file had an ugly-ass icon.
    I deleted it, no problem.. didn't get an email, but that icon looked way too unprofessional.. xD

    hrm. stupid, really, but no problems, so hey..

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    The file that is mentioned in the hoax, however, Sulfnbk.exe, is a Microsoft Windows utility that is used to restore long file names... but the other unreg is right it is useless... bin it if ya like

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    Heard of the polite worm?

    It asks before deleting your files!

    Try here next time.

    http://www.snopes2.com/
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    hrm... that file had an ugly-ass icon.
    LOL! That icon looks like it was done by a 4 year-old!!!

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