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sean
02-12-2002, 05:05 PM
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!!!

incognito
02-12-2002, 05:24 PM
Thanks Sean

Unregistered
02-12-2002, 06:00 PM
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 bin it if you want its an outdated windows file...

ggs
02-12-2002, 06:01 PM
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..

Unregistered
02-12-2002, 06:04 PM
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 ;)

novacain
02-13-2002, 03:51 AM
Heard of the polite worm?

It asks before deleting your files!

Try here next time.

http://www.snopes2.com/

face_master
02-13-2002, 03:58 AM
hrm... that file had an ugly-ass icon.
LOL! That icon looks like it was done by a 4 year-old!!!