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    someone or something is sending virus emails 2 people under my email address but the people who received the virus are not on my contacts

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    Yeah this is known as spoofing. It is actually probably someone with your email address in their address book that is infected and their machine (unknown to them) is sending out viruses to others "spoofed" as coming from you. There is very little you can do about this, just make sure your own avti-virus is up to date. Type "email spoofing" into a search engine and you will find loads of articles on this very subject....like this one for example: http://www.spywareinfo.com/articles/spoofing/

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    There is one thing you can do, but may require some work. Delete your account and change your e-mail address and only give to those you know. Use another account for signing up or getting info from those other than personal contact. This is not 100% as one of your friends could become infected but at least it cuts down the odds. Hope this helps