This is a joke program which was distributed in email in April 1999.
The BOA.EXE attachment was sent by "email@example.com" to a large distribution list in email. BOA is a joke program which will close all open applications when run.
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When executed, the program will display this text:
hahahh this is a funny trojan, Kinda annonying if you recieved it.. dont worry, it will just keep rebooting your pc in a FORCEBOOT it wont enter real dos mode, it will keep ending your windows till it reboots about 20 times lol... have fun.. its to get rid of, just dont run it again. dont worry it wont show up on anti-virus scanners cause its not a real virus, just neat trick that doesnt hurt anyone, but could if i would of had it do more than just reboot.. you should becareful what you get from an email >:)
If you receive BOA.EXE, do not execute or distribute it further.