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    Can I block specific email? (Outlook 2k SP3)

    Is there any way to block email from specific email addresses? I would prefer that it not be accepted and therefore I'd never see it and have to deal with it.

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    Re: Can I block specific email? (Outlook 2k SP3)

    If your ISP offers this, yes. But if not, you can "fake it" using Rules:

    1. <LI>Create a new message and draft the rejection text. Save the message as a template (.oft) file.

      <LI>Create a new rule that will identify the sender, and set it to:

      <UL><LI>Reply with the rejection message; and
      <LI>Delete the received message.
    [/list]Not as good as blocking, but it gets the point across.

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    Re: Can I block specific email? (Outlook 2k SP3)

    Here's another take on this issue.

    Some rotten folks send out thousands of thousands of email without even knowing whether or not they have a valid email address. <img src=/S/bouncenburn.gif border=0 alt=bouncenburn width=31 height=31> When you reply (even with a "rejection email"), they then know that they have a valid email address! Then they just keep sending emails.

    So, I advise our staff NOT to reply. Otherwise, I agree with jscher2000 -- Set up a rule to delete any mail from that email address - or use the Junk Mail feature.

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