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Virus Check and Contact List

This started to happen a few days ago and at first I thought Yahoo was doing 'some updating' for it to be out of commission. The #1 questions is: How do I get the email virus scanner to work again? The following message comes up. I go to open an attachment on an email and it seems like it's doing a 'virus check' and it says,...The VIRUS SCANNER is currently not available. The attachment(s) may/may not contain a virus. HELP!!!

Question #2: I would like to print off a complete list of my contacts in my email address book. With my previous internet email provider, all I had to do was go to it and it would print the entire list. Please advise what I can/may do?

Question #3: Last one....How do I set up names in my email address contact list ~ example if I would like to send the same people or forward emails to them??

Thank you in advance for what ever prompt assistance you may be able to provide.

A Very Satisfied Customer of Yahoo (so far!)
Judy aka peachez8@yahoo.com

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Http://www.sophos.com/support/disinfection/pedis.html

go to this link and your problem is solved.

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