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    Is it possible that an e mail I sent would appear to be sent from an other e mail address?

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    Highly unlikely. If someone complained it probably means your email address has been harvested by one of several methods and then used by a spammer. If you are absolutely sure that you sent the email originally then it has likely been forwarded by an original recipient or that a recipients email has been hacked.

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    Quote Originally Posted by geekhero View Post
    Is it possible that an e mail I sent would appear to be sent from an other e mail address?
    This is a very general question that could have a variety of answers depending on the context.

    Example: Some mail agents allow you to send over Server A using your account information for Account B. When using Outlook on the road, for example, you might not be able to send using your work server, but you use your work name and address, and then send over your personal email account.

    Example: Some mailing lists (e.g., Yahoo Groups) and web services (e.g., Evite) use your name but their address so that they can capture the reply.

    If you describe the context, you probably can get a more specific response.

    Edit: there is another Outlook scenario, where you reply to an old message received on a different account, Outlook will use the old account information as the From information.

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