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RE: Virus
From: "Jade E. Deane" <jade.deane () riven net>
Date: 25 Aug 2003 21:41:16 -0500

Review the system restore feature of XP machines as it relates to
patches.  This seems to be the big buzz around the desktop people where
I work.


On Mon, 2003-08-25 at 11:06, Geo. wrote:
We've found that downloading both the appropriate patches and cleaning
and then disconnecting from the network (as in unplug your ethernet cord or
hang up your modem line) before you run them both - patch then clean - works
and prevents you from being re-infected during the process.<<

For those who can't download the fixes first, you should be able to turn on
IP filtering in the network properties (it blocks incoming connect
attempts), permit nothing, to allow yourself time to get to windowsupdate
and get patched. With XP just enable the firewall.


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