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nondaj

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I have used the smilies/moving picture scenes for some time seemingly without problems.

I never go to the well advertised site for them but "bootleg " them from emails send to me.

Now I am hearing from various sources that they are not good to use; may contain bugs, spam, tracking device, even viruses.

Yet several friends of mine use them continually and report no problems such as slowing down of PC, difficulty with programs etc.

What is recommended by the Geek Squad? :tazz:
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Supercalifragilistic

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the geek squad

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didn't know we worked at best buy.....anyway...anytime you get stuff like smilies or emoticons or msn winks from most free locations you open yourself up to malware....if you haven't had issues yet then you're lucky that you haven't hit the wrong link.....as with anything else downloaded or saved from the internet....just be carefull and be sure your virus/malware scanners are up to date
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OOPS got my terminology wrong - I do know the difference but failed to utilize your correct wording - Geeks to Go.

Thanks for the info re smilies and guess I will reluctantly give them up - not worth the trouble even though I did enjoy them.

Thanks for your time:)
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Hi nondaj.
If you use Yahoo email with Internet Explorer (they don't work with Mozilla Firefox)
it comes with an entire list of smilies we can put on our emails...I am positive they are safe, unlike the others.

Check it out...and Yahoo email is free. :woot:

Sincerely, Janie.
P.S. They have smilies similar to the ones here at this site.

:hug: ;) :( :yes: :huh: :tazz: :( :) :wub: :woot: :tazz:

Edited by fflowergirl, 05 August 2005 - 09:29 PM.

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