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Re: Is this true?

  ** Reply to note from claribba@jps.net Thu, 13 Nov 1997 23:18:22 -0500 (EST)
  Go ahead and call me paranoid, but there is just NO WAY I'm
  going to walk into King Billy's domain with my eyes shut and
  him leading the way.  I get the willies if I even come near a
  _link_ to microsoft.com  ;-)  -- so there ain't no way I'm ever
  gonna use Win 95, Win NT or especially Internet Explorer.
  > I always suspected that was the purpose of those nasty, and
  > according to MS tech support, undeletable Mm2048.dat and
  > Mm256.dat files, always working the the background with
  > Explorer list file manager,[ all redundant 12 copies!] that
  > IE and some sites download to your hard drive...and, unlike
  > cookies, you don't have an option not to accept. I haven't
  > heard this from any group, though I did hear that your search
  > requests go to MS mainframes before they hit the search
  > engines, Infoseek, Yahoo, etc. 
  > Lots of rumors, but with no input from MS about what really
  > goes on behind the scenes in the OS impossible to prove.. The
  > TSR may be a great tool for finding this out. I do know the
  > few days I used IE, my hard drive would start spinning while
  > on-line. This has happened to others I know personally...not
  > a rumor. 
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