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Old 04-12-2004, 01:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i have windows xp and use outlook express. i was wondering if i can block all e-mails except those only in my address book,if i can how?
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Old 04-12-2004, 02:07 PM   #2 (permalink)
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There is an option ..in Outlook ...i'm not too sure 'bout OE though
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Old 04-12-2004, 03:21 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Outlook Express does have that option available.

However there are not as many as in full version of Outlook... Hence the name Outlook EXPRESS

go to
Tools/Message rules/Mail

set up your rules.
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I've tried Message Rules in OE but could never get it to work as far as Spam Goes.
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Spam always find a way through doesn't it...

You can try a spam blocker but you have to pay for those most of the time...

and they dont always works...
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I was getting so much spam it was Unreal!!! 50+ Messages a day & that's on 3 different PCs on my Network. My ISP is Cox Cable & they sent me an E-Mail asking if I wanted to enable their Spam Filter & I haven't received ANY Spam since!!! YAHOO!!!
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