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    Unhappy Hotmail spam flooding Windows Live Mail

    I like Windows Live Mail and have my main email account (Comcast) as well as my Hotmail account installed along with contacts and the Windows Live Calendar. Lately the Hotmail address is being flooded with spam. Should I delete the Hotmail account even though it is my Windows Live Id? Or should I create a new Windows Live Id with a Live.com address and use it to log in to Windows Live Mail? The whole Windows Live Id; Windows Live Mail; Windows Live Hotmail situation is totally confusing. Also does the Windows Live Calendar work without being signed in to Windows Live? I would appreciate enlightenment.

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    The Hotmail/Windows Live spam filter has improved tremendously in the last several years. I see hardly any spam in any of the Hotmail/WLM accounts I have.

    Which version of Windows Live Mail?

    Have you checked the Safety Options?

    Joe

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    Hello Joe - Thanks for your help. I'm running Version 2011 Build 15.4.3538.0513. I have Safety Options set on High and then noticed just below that "Permanently delete junk mail instead off moving it to junk email folder" so I put a check mark there.............Thanks again for your expert help. Bob

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    Have you checked the Hotmail options online?

    Joe

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    Thanks for that tip also Joe..................Have made a couple more changes.................so far, so good.

    Bob

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