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Randall Twede
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I got this unsolicited e-mail

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Greg Harris
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Joined: Apr 12, 2001
Posts: 1012
yea, i have been getting that one through my .hotmail account for the past 2 years... you cannot reply to the email and there is not a website! i have tried blocking the email, but that does not work.
classic example of SPAM!


what?
Manku Thimma
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Joined: Jul 18, 2001
Posts: 108
In Hotmail, try these settings:
> Enable Junk Mail Filter
> In Custom Filters, set up filters like:
If [From Addr] [does not contain] @ Then deliver to [Trash Can]
If [Subject] [contains] Diploma Then deliver to [Trash Can]
If [From Addr] [contains] somedomain.com Then deliver to [Trash Can]

[This message has been edited by Manku Thimma (edited August 13, 2001).]


NN's new avatar.
Greg Harris
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Joined: Apr 12, 2001
Posts: 1012
yea, i guess i will do that... what ticks me off is that my email from hotmail and my regular email forwards to my cell phone... i cannot stand getting junk mail from these people! i have tried forwarding the email to see if i could get the ip address, but no luck.
 
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