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This morning I received a message from an email

>>contact informing me I need to check my computer for a

>>virus which was unintentionally sent to me. It

>>attaches to address books and my address was in his

>>book. Since you are in my address book,, there is

>>unfortunately a strong chance you will find it in your

>>computer too.


>>He informed me the virus (called jdbgmgr.exe) is not

>>detected by Norton or McAfee anti-virus systems and

>>that the virus sits quietly for 14 days before

>>damaging the system.


>>It is sent automatically by messenger and by the

>>address book, whether or not you sent emails to your

>>contacts. I followed the instructions below (my

>>contact sent to me) and discovered I had it on my

>>system and yet was clueless as nothing showed I was



>>These are the instructions he sent me to get rid of

>>the virus:


>>Go to Start, Find or Search option

>>In the file folder option, type the name jdbgmgr.exe

>>Be sure you search your C: drive (ALL HARD DRIVES) and

>>all sub-folders.

>>Click "find now"

>>The Virus has a teddy bear icon with the name

>>jdbgmgr.exe DO NOT OPEN IT!!!!!!!!!!

>>Go to Edit (on Menu bar), choose "Select All" to

>>highlight the file without opening it.

>>Now go to File (on the Menu bar) and select delete.

>>It will then go to the Recycle Bin.





>>To do this:

>>a) open a new email message

>>b) click the icon of the address book next to the "TO"

>>c) Highlight every name and add to "BCC"

>>d) Copy this message, enter subject, paste to email


>>I am so sorry for the inconvenience. This virus was

>>passed to me by a contact who had me in their address

>>book. Please forward this message to everyone in your

>>address book as soon as possible!


>>Thank you.

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?( i aint deleted it cos .. i thought it was prob like what badboy-remixed said


my auntie phoned me a few months ago, really worried about a similar email.. i told her not to delete it as i had the same file on my comp.. they both still work :D

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I'm an IT Tech and i've come across this loads of times. Yeah, it's a hoax. The file jdbgmgr.exe is the Microsoft Debugger Registrar for Java. Taken from the Network Associates site:




McAfee AVERT Labs would like to inform you of a new email HOAX.


This email message is just a HOAX. Although, the JDBGMGR.EXE file may become infected by a number of valid viruses (most commonly W32/Magistr@MM), the details of this HOAX message are not based on actual events.


We are advising users who receive the email to delete the message and DO NOT pass it on as this is how an email HOAX propagates.


JDBGMGR.EXE is the Microsoft Debugger Registrar for Java. This application is only useful for Java developers and does not need to be restored on other user's systems. In the event that this file has already been deleted and you need to restore it, see the Removal Instructions for instructions.

It uses this icon:



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