NABOKV-L post 0005981, Wed, 23 May 2001 10:25:37 -0700

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[Fwd: Tom Nguyen's files and possible virus.
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NABOKV-L thanks Sergey Aksenov for the news below.
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Sergei Aksenov wrote:

> Hello, this is just to share my experience with Tom's file. I have
> downloaded both files "Senior thesis.bin" and "Senior thesis.hqx",
> expanded them to Word files "Senior thesis.doc" and scanned them with the
> latest Virex antivirex program. They are both clean.
>
> So I guess the problem Charles had was that Tom's files are Macintosh
> files, and Charles is working on a PC (here I am guessing), and PC often
> complains when it sees Mac files. So files at http://stanford.edu/~miles
> are Macintosh archived Macintosh Word files.
>
> However, I am not a virus expert, mine is not a final word. All I am
> saying is that Tom's files worked ok for me and that the ones I downloaded
> are clean.
>
> Thanks.
>
> - Sergei
>
> Charles Cave wrote:
> >
> > Hello,
> >
> > I tried downloaded the thesis described in the email below, but was told
> the
> > file contained a virus. I have contacted Tom Nguyen telling him of this,
> > and requesting a copy of the document in Word or PDF format.
> >
> > Kind regards,
> > Charles Cave
> > Sydney, Australia