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In article <B93241AA.2EEEemail@example.com>, byard pidgeon <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes >When I was using a Wintel machine for the web, one of the times I was >revisited by "old postings" turned out to be a very nasty virus. > >Wouldn't bother me now, on a Mac, but I think Wintel users should be >concerned. > But since you are getting them now (as per your post of 15th June) it would appear that this is just scare mongering. Either way, mail readers should reject messages which have the same Message-ID line in the header as any messages the already have in their database. This is just one of the checks for handling email in the negotiations with your own ISPs server using POP3 delivery. It might be useful if you can check whether this line is the same in any of the duplicated messages you have. If it is then you can be pretty certain that your mail reader is broken. Incidentally - I am using a Wintel machine and do not have the "multiple old postings" problem. Guess it could be just a MAC virus after all. ;-) -- Kennedy Yes, Socrates himself is particularly missed; A lovely little thinker, but a bugger when he's pissed. Python Philosophers - Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions.