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[Jim Forrest <JFORREST@SIMTEL20.ARPA>: SAP41 WARNING!!!] [message #118369] Tue, 24 September 2013 14:12
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Date: Tue, 5-Mar-85 16:17:32 EST
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Posted: Tue Mar  5 16:17:32 1985
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   Seems like there's a rash of this going aroound.  First it was VDIR,
now SAP.  I guess the only way to avoid this sort of thing is for ALL
RCP/M SYSOPS to copy any un-heard-of file to a floppy (unless this joker
renames it to an existing program... shiver) and test it out there.  It's
certainly an inconvenience for RCP/M SysOps, but it's better than losing
the contents of your hard drive.


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From: Jim Forrest 
Subject:   SAP41 WARNING!!!
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ReSent-Date: Tue 5 Mar 1985 07:28-MST

Downloaded SAP41.LBR and like a Sap I ran sap41. Lost 5 megabytes of
files. Erased all files then formatted 90% of directory tracks and
left me with mostly files that were already erased (maybe all it left
was files already erased).

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