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Old 10-28-06, 07:10 PM
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junk mail in Outlook: I need some help here

I have a couple of email accounts, one of which has begun to get inundated with those "viagra", "home loan", etc type junk mails. Of course it's my main account, and I don't really want to set up another one, if I can avoid it.

Are there some kind of recommended 3rd party junk filters I can use? I'm using Outlook 2000, and I know it has filters, but I'm not sure how well they work.
Old 10-29-06, 06:04 AM
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I forward email from all my accounts to a gmail account. I find that gmail does a good job at getting rid of the spam. I set up outlook to look at just that one gmail account. I fooled around with other solutions but found this to be the easiest and it is pretty effective.
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Can you forward a hotmail account? I can't seem to find the option.
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I've been using SpamBayes in outlook for awhile now. Works really well. Just google it.
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Originally Posted by 12thmonkey
Are there some kind of recommended 3rd party junk filters I can use? I'm using Outlook 2000, and I know it has filters, but I'm not sure how well they work.
Office filters work well for me, but you do need to get the latest filters from MS.
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I used to use mailwasher.

It learns what you are marking as spam, plus bounces the messages back to the sender.

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