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    Re: Blasted spam (Outlook Express 6)

    > Is there any way possible to block these people

    No, the FROM field can and will be forged and there's nothing you can do about it. Sad but true.

    (Do you want to delete your address from your post?)

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    Blasted spam (Outlook Express 6)

    Just recently, I have been receiving more spam from people that use my own e-mail address. Is there any way possible to block these people who have no life? The header of the latest reads:

    Return-Path: <***@pc.org>
    Received: from [12.158.34.155] (HELO psmtp.com)
    by mail.hal-pc.org (CommuniGate Pro SMTP 3.5.9)
    with SMTP id 102834153 for ***@pc.org; Wed, 26 May 2004 17:22:36 -0500
    Received: from source ([12.179.69.52]) by exprod5mx15.postini.com ([12.158.34.245]) with SMTP;
    Wed, 26 May 2004 13:22:34 HDT
    Message-ID: <077801c44370$098c87d8$2f8b3736@allaptop>
    From: "Lauren Firth" <***@pc.org>
    To: <***@pc.org>
    Subject: $80 for XP and Office Xp. Save hundreds!
    Date: Wed, 26 May 2004 18:24:57 -0400
    MIME-Version: 1.0
    Content-Type: text/html; charset="ISO-8859-1"
    X-Priority: 3
    X-Mailer: PHP
    Return-Path: ***@pc.org
    X-pstn-levels: (S: 0.00000/26.21120 R:95.9108 P:95.9108 M:99.9113 C:78.1961 )
    X-pstn-settings: 5 (2.0000:8.0000) r p m C
    X-pstn-addresses: from <***@pc.org> forward (user good) [1960/81]

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    Re: Blasted spam (Outlook Express 6)

    Thank you for reminding me to remove my address.

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    Re: Blasted spam (Outlook Express 6)

    Yes you can.
    Get emousetrap from MOUSETRAP <img src=/S/free.gif border=0 alt=free width=30 height=15> trial period or $19.95 US.
    One of the rules you can set is to check the "from" line in the email. If it is from yourself, ( or so it looks ) it will trap it. Works for me like a charm.
    100% Spam blocking to boot. <img src=/S/clapping.gif border=0 alt=clapping width=19 height=23>
    BOB
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    Re: Blasted spam (Outlook Express 6)

    Thank you. I will try it. At the rate I am downloading software to my computer to protect myself, there won't be room for the software for word processing, databases, etc.

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    Re: Blasted spam (Outlook Express 6)

    This will stop <big><big>you </big></big>from receiving the email, but not others from receiving it. It will still appear that you are sending out this email to those who get it also.

    Now running HP Pavilion a6528p, with Win7 64 Bit OS.

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    Re: Blasted spam (Outlook Express 6)

    That's right. It's what I want it to do. Stay out of <big><big>my</big></big> mailbox.
    That phony addressee ( not me ) is sent to fool the Spam programs into thinking it is a legit message <big>from </big> me
    <big> <big>to</big></big> me.
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