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Witch_King
09-21-2001, 06:11 PM
You don't have to open an attachment to get infected with a virus in the 21 century. That was last century. If you are using outlook than they can spread the virus thorugh the preview pane which basically means that you get the virus automatically.

This issue is the greatest concern. We have stable operating systems now but we do not have operating systems that protect people from virii.

mithrandir
09-21-2001, 06:15 PM
Switch to Eudora or some other email client. OE is crap and the main reason why people get viruses.

Witch_King
09-21-2001, 06:21 PM
I'm currently waiting for an email, but i'll look into other options soon. I was thinking of using hotmail but I could try Eudora.

no-one
09-21-2001, 06:37 PM
i havn' tgot a virus from hotmail yet...

gamegod3001
09-21-2001, 07:42 PM
>i havn' tgot a virus from hotmail yet.

All atachments are scanded from virus. Funny though they use Macfe (I belive) witch is free, not notron witch cost monney but is better. (or so I have heard)

BTW I love hotmail exept for that banner they put on the top of web pages when you click a link in your email, but I hate outlook.

DavidP
09-21-2001, 07:45 PM
get Juno. it is great.

Cheeze-It
09-21-2001, 09:52 PM
Originally posted by no-one
i havn' tgot a virus from hotmail yet...

But have you gotten billions upon billions of
junk-emails? I hate my hotmail account; Everthing
I get is junk.

mfc2themax
09-22-2001, 12:02 AM
Hotmail is a tool of the devil. Its horrible.

no-one
09-22-2001, 12:22 AM
>But have you gotten billions upon billions of
junk-emails? I hate my hotmail account; Everthing
I get is junk.<

turn on your junk mail stooge.


>Hotmail is a tool of the devil. Its horrible.

how very true.

mithrandir
09-22-2001, 02:11 AM
Yahoo mail shiits all over hotmail. 6Mb from Y! 1.44Mb from MS. Plus it also has a virus scanner, junk mail and heaps of other features.

nvoigt
09-22-2001, 04:05 AM
This issue is the greatest concern. We have stable operating systems now but we do not have operating systems that protect people from virii.


*sigh*

LEARN.
Preview is a feature. If it's dangerous, SHUT IT OFF !!!
If you don't like scripting in your emails, SHUT IT OFF !!!

How can you dare call a tool crap if you don't learn to use it ???

Witch_King
09-22-2001, 04:07 AM
I do dare!

nvoigt
09-22-2001, 04:09 AM
Then you will have to either take the risk, or use inferior tools.
Your decision.

Witch_King
09-22-2001, 04:17 AM
No, I'm not going to use inferior tools. That's to be sure. Kirk!!!

nvoigt
09-22-2001, 04:29 AM
Then you will have to learn... no matter what tool you use, if you
want to use it's full potential, you will have to learn to use it.

rick barclay
09-22-2001, 05:30 AM
Kirk?????

iain
09-22-2001, 08:19 AM
Everybody repeat after me
Outlook and Outlook Express are scum, scum, scum!

Hotmail is one of the better web based mail systems and i only use it so i can access it wherever i am, home or uni. Due to security restrictions we cant setup the mail clients to check other pop addresses, though i am trying to get round the admin.

As far as mail clients go i love pegasus, its free, easy and a very good program.