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February 13, 2007 11:56:53 AM

This hoax email warns of a virus named AOL.exe that will activate on June 8. The email provides instructions on how to remove the AOL.exe file from the computer. AOL.exe is the executable file for America Online and should not be deleted.

We have been informed that this message originated as a joke by Ray Owens of Joke A Day Inc. It has become a hoax message that is being distributed by email.
Writeup By: Richard Cave

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