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  1. #1
    5 Star Lounger
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    Jan 2001
    Leesburg, Virginia, USA
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    Spam (Outlook 2003 SP3)

    Between my ISP (Verio) and Outlook's spam filter I have reduced spam that reaches my In Box to 5 to 10 per day. Most spam that gets by the filters contain images that promote ** Spam post - please alert a Moderator **, etc. The images apparently mask words that are normally caught by my filters. I immediately right click on the offending email, select Junk Mail, and Add Sender to Blocked Senders List. I have been doing this for over a year but it does not appear to cut down on this type of spam that appears first as and image. When I look at these emails in my Junk E-mail folder I do not see an image but only a link to a website, which of course I would never click on. About once a day I permanently delete all the mail in my Junk E-mail folder.

  2. #2
    Plutonium Lounger
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    Mar 2002
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    Re: Spam (Outlook 2003 SP3)

    You might use SpamBayes. After a bit of training, this free add-in is surprisingly efficient at catching spam.
    Or relay your e-mail through Gmail - it has a very good spam filter.

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