IE F1 Key Virus Exposure

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BobH
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IE F1 Key Virus Exposure

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By way of disclaimer, I must report that I do not use IE except when forced to do so by Microsoft. This report came to me via email this morning and I read the Snopes report. If it can be trusted, all who use IE should be wary of requests to use the F1 key.

http://www.snopes.com/computer/virus/f1key.asp
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Re: IE F1 Key Virus Exposure

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Thanks. Although it's unlikely that users will actually encounter this, it's good to be warned.
I can't think of a good reason for a website to convince me to press F1 anyway...
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Hans