sent mail that i have not sent

  alberybunch5 19:23 15 Nov 2003
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i gave my children a real telling off two days ago as there was 7 emails returned from mailer demon as not correct address but sent from my email address....
the next day was about 17 all didderent names but nobody had sent them, today i have just looked in my sent email folder and there are loads of sent email where i presume someone is using my email address from a different computer and the emails are all for spam. please please can anyone tell me how to get rid of this im with aol and i have windows xp.

  powerless 19:26 15 Nov 2003

Scan for a virus.

  Bris 19:41 15 Nov 2003

Agree with Powerless, looks like you have a virus.

  GANDALF <|:-)> 19:43 15 Nov 2003

click here sounds like klez.

G

  Spencus 19:57 15 Nov 2003

After running your updated virus software,download the following free software and safe yourself a lot of headaches

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  alberybunch5 19:59 15 Nov 2003

thanks doing a virus scan as we speak and also the klez virus check thanks again i hope this works

  alberybunch5 20:19 15 Nov 2003

it was not klez as it said no klez found on your computer but still doing a panda scan

  GANDALF <|:-)> 20:55 15 Nov 2003

delete everything in your temp, temp internet and cookie files.

G

  alberybunch5 14:41 16 Nov 2003

how do i get to temp gandalf

  1x11456 14:47 16 Nov 2003

go to tools at the top of the screen ( interner explorer ) press internet options on the general page look for temp internet files (second one down ) press delete on files then cookies. thats all there is to it. good luck

  Stuartli 14:56 16 Nov 2003

You'll also need to check your Security and Privacy settings in OE.

Here's Microsoft's full explanation of these settings and what you should aim to achieve:

click here

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