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I have received an email in my .Mac account which I believe contains a virus (subsequently warned by the sender). How can I delete it without opening it? As soon as I click on my mails they open up.
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Usually (OK, I've Never heard otherwise) you have to open the link or file within the email to have a problem - it's not just looking at the email that causes propagation.
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I have received an email in my .Mac account which I believe contains a virus (subsequently warned by the sender). How can I delete it without opening it? As soon as I click on my mails they open up.
You could try right-clicking on it to see if it gives you the option to delete without opening. But, as was stated by gsahli, shouldn't be an issue anyway.

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