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Hoax or Bogus WarningsNever follow instructions to delete or change things on your computer

JDBGMGR.EXE is the Microsoft Debugger Registrar for Java. It uses an icon of a bear.

The contents of the hoax message vary, but it advises Hotmail users of an email virus, jdbgmgr.exe, that is spreading via MSN Messenger.

This message is a hoax, and Trend Micro advises users to not forward it.

If you have accidentally deleted the file in question, you may visit Microsoft Product Support for recovery procedures for various Microsoft Operating Systems.

Original Message:
I found the little bear in my machine because of that I am sending this message in order for you to find it in your machine. The procedure is very simple:

The objective of this e-mail is to warn all Hotmail users about a new virus that is spreading by MSN Messenger. The name of this virus is jdbgmgr.exe and it is sent automatically by the Messenger and by the address book too. The virus is not detected by McAfee or Norton and it stays quiet for 14 days before damaging the system.

The virus can be cleaned before it deletes the files from your system. In order to eliminate it, it is just necessary to do the following steps:

  • Go to Start, click "Search"
  • In the "Files or Folders option" write the name jdbgmgr.exe
  • Be sure that you are searching in the drive "C"
  • Click "find now"
  • If the virus is there (it has a little bear-like icon with the name of jdbgmgr.exe DO NOT OPEN IT FOR ANY REASON
  • Right click and delete it (it will go to the Recycle bin)
  • Go to the recycle bin and delete it or empty the recycle bin.

IF YOU FIND THE VIRUS IN ALL OF YOUR SYSTEMS SEND THIS MESSAGE TO ALL OF YOUR CONTACTS LOCATED IN YOUR ADDRESS BOOK BEFORE IT CAN CAUSE ANY DAMAGE.

Just in case you didn't get it the first time this is a hoax email - Do not email it to everybody Click Here to read A friend sent me a virus warning what should I do?

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