e mail help

  tutts 21:43 18 May 03
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can any body help me i keep getting junk mail and lots of porn up to 20 emails a day in my blueyonder email account ,im using incredimal as my email programe , is there a programe i can down load to stop this , or a setting i could change to stop it.

thanks

chris

  VoG™ 21:52 18 May 03

This is supposed to be good click here

I haven't used it myself. I mark them as junk mail in Outlook and "block" them in my Hotmail account.

  Valvegrid 21:59 18 May 03

VoG is right, it's a good program. It has the added feature of bouncing the email back to the sender telling them your email don't exist.

Paul

  beeuuem 22:06 18 May 03

VoG™ is correct, Mailwasher is effective. click here gives the version which willl handle Hotmail.

  VoG™ 22:15 18 May 03

Thanks a million - I didn't think it worked with Hotmail.

  VoG™ 22:16 18 May 03

Thanks a million - I didn't think it worked with Hotmail.

  beeuuem 01:51 19 May 03

VoG™
The link is to the last full free version - now no longer available from Mailwasher.com. For reasons that even I don't fully understand I have five mail accounts, one for Scotland, one for England, Hotmail and a couple spare. I find it useful to be able to set Mailwasher to check them all regularly, which this version can do, the 'new' free version only handles one account.

  hoverman 09:58 19 May 03

I have Mailwasher (the paid for version) but I was still getting anything up to 50 spam emails every day with my BT Talk21 account, before I changed my account to BTinternet with their Email Protection service. The main advantage with Mailwasher is the ability to view headers from which it is easy to distinguish the content. I have just had a quick look at my Talk21 account online, which hasn't been closed yet by BT, and there are over 200 spam mails waiting there which have accumulated over just a few days. Not sure if the so called 'bouncing' of emails is making a lot of difference. The spammers just send them out again with slightly modified addresses. I still use Mailwasher though to intercept anything that BT misses (3 so far in a week) and would recommend it to you as others have done.

  Andsome 10:15 19 May 03

I don't know if Spam Pal will work in Incredimail, but in OE it is marvellous. If you don't have the PCA disc with it on click here

  hoverman 19:35 19 May 03

Just checked my Talk21 account again before it is suspended - now 355 spam emails listed.

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