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  1. FRIKSHUN
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    I keep getting the same emails from a friend of mine in my contact list which is fine however it’s the exact same email and it’s not just the one there are always 30 or more at a time.

    I can’t seem to figure out how to stop this and I hope it’s not some kind of virus.
    I ran a complete scan with my antivirus protector and it says my pc is protected, yet these emails are flooding my inbox.

    Any suggestions as to how I can fix this?
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    SFC Ollie Still Marching

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    If they are advertisements then your friends email account has probably been hijacked.

    Have them change their password on their email account.

    that should clear it up.
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    They are usually jokes that were forwarded to them, not advertisement.
    Thank you, I'll change my password as well.
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    Multiple possible causes, is this a POP account? Outlook? Outlook express? Are both of you using Windows and if so what version? What is the last SP (Service Pack) you have on your system?
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    The Infidel EVIL CONSERVATIVE

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    Are they funny?
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    Are you on hotmail/windows live? If so, change your password monthly.

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