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    OE 4 blocking senders (Outlook Express 4)

    I have a friend who has version 4 and there is no Message menu. How can he block senders? Thanks.

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    Re: OE 4 blocking senders (Outlook Express 4)

    Although blocking senders is available on later versions (I can't remember if it was available on OE4 or not - he could try looking it up in the help menu?), including OE6, which I use, I don't use it myself - I just set up a rule saying anything from this person is moved straight to the deleted items folder and marked as read - that way I don't even know the email arrived, I never see it or any sign of it. I wish you could do that in Outlook too, by the way! You can move the email but you can't mark it as read so you see it in the deleted items folder ...

    If you have 'empty deleted items on exit' checked (in OE6 - not sure about OE4!) so everything goes each time it's closed, you need never worry about people you don't want to hear from, again!

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    Re: OE 4 blocking senders (Outlook Express 4)

    Thanks anyway, Beryl. It's sure a pain that Microsoft doesn't offer support for older versions of their programs.

    I'll keep looking. Thanks.

    M

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    Re: OE 4 blocking senders (Outlook Express 4)

    would you really want to pay $35 or more for support for an old, free program?

    i don't have any vmware images with OE4 on them to double check, but if it's not on the messages menu when you have a message selected, it's likely not in the older version. you can check the other menus too, as well as the right click menu, but i think it was added to OE5 for the first time.

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