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Virus Profile: CELCOM Screen Saver

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home N/A | Corporate N/A
Date Discovered: 5/25/1999
Date Added: 4/13/2000
Origin: N/A
Length: N/A
Type: Hoax
Subtype: E-mail
DAT Required: N/A
   
 
   

Virus Characteristics

The following is a hoax message which may be part of a collection of hoaxes forwarded in an email message. Ignore or delete such a message.

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If you receive any CELCOM Screen Saver please do not install it!!!!!!
This screen saver is very cool. It shows a NOKIA hand phone, with time messages. After it is activated, the PC cannot boot up at all. It goes very slow. It destroys your hard disk. The filename is CELLSAVER.EXE
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Indication of Infection

Not applicable - delete emails containing this hoax message.

Methods of Infection

Not applicable - delete emails containing this hoax message.

Removal Instructions

Users should either ignore or delete messages received matching this description.