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#1 ketone

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Posted 27 August 2004 - 04:12 PM

I was reading an article on this site that warns against downloading untrustworthy freeware, as spyware could be embedded. It's very possible that's what happened to me, but I think I'm fixed now. What about mpeg files? Can those contain spyware or viruses?

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#2 shelf life

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Posted 27 August 2004 - 05:35 PM

yes mpeg files can have virus or trojans, if you download mpegs or avi and are not sure of the source scan them with your resident antivirus software.
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