Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 17

Thread: MailWasher 5.2

  1. #1
    Plutonium Lounger
    Join Date
    Oct 2001
    Location
    Lexington, Kentucky, USA
    Posts
    12,107
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post

    MailWasher 5.2

    Just in case you're a user but not on Nick Bolton's mailing list. New ( <img src=/S/free.gif border=0 alt=free width=30 height=15> upgrade ) version here: Email Security, Anti-spam, Anti Virus Software, MailWasher

  2. #2
    Star Lounger
    Join Date
    Jan 2004
    Location
    Seattle, Washington, USA
    Posts
    82
    Thanks
    2
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Re: MailWasher 5.2

    Thanks Al. I downloaded the new Mailwasher 5.2 without any troubles. I have been using Mailwasher for screening e-mail for a couple of years and so far I have been satisfied with the performance. Being able to delete spam and other undesirable e-mail messages before downloading e-mail has kept my in box clean.
    Best regards,
    Slim

  3. #3
    5 Star Lounger
    Join Date
    Mar 2001
    Location
    Lorain, Ohio, USA
    Posts
    953
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Re: MailWasher 5.2

    I'm on Nick's mailing list...but for some reason didn't get the notice about the new version...which I did see posted at one of the other Forum websites that I frequent. I've been a 'Pro' user from the 2nd day I had used the free version way back in 2001...just a great program! I have a long 'Friends List' (25), but actually get maybe 10 emails @month from that List...and never a piece of spam - although I do love SPAM by Hormel . <img src=/S/evilgrin.gif border=0 alt=evilgrin width=15 height=15>

  4. #4
    Silver Lounger Duchess843's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2002
    Location
    Sicklerville, NJ
    Posts
    2,488
    Thanks
    36
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Re: MailWasher 5.2

    Thanks Doc, I am on Mail Washers mailing list. I wonder if you use Blue Frog, I found out what it was just last week. I now use if regularly.
    <img src=/S/coffeetime.gif border=0 alt=coffeetime width=32 height=48>

  5. #5
    Plutonium Lounger
    Join Date
    Oct 2001
    Location
    Lexington, Kentucky, USA
    Posts
    12,107
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post

    Re: MailWasher 5.2

    No, I don't use it (yet). This release of MailWasher is the first I've heard of it and I want to do a little checking before I "sign up and download" anything else. I guess I'm a little cautious about such things - maybe too much so, I don't know, but we'll see... I wonder if anyone else in The Lounge has any pros or cons about it?

  6. #6
    Silver Lounger Duchess843's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2002
    Location
    Sicklerville, NJ
    Posts
    2,488
    Thanks
    36
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Re: MailWasher 5.2

    I've use Mail Washer for over 3 years and never had a problem of any kind. I love not having to read or download things I don't wish to receive in my email client. I hope with Blue Frog, I'll see even less ads and unsolicited messages.

    Of course, I run the Pro version.
    <img src=/S/coffeetime.gif border=0 alt=coffeetime width=32 height=48>

  7. #7
    Bronze Lounger
    Join Date
    Feb 2001
    Posts
    1,424
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Re: MailWasher 5.2

    So what is Blue Frog and what does it do? I am going to assume it is part of Mailwasher? I will head to their site to see, but what do you like so much about it? <img src=/S/smile.gif border=0 alt=smile width=15 height=15>


    "Peace begins with a smile. "-- Mother Teresa

  8. #8
    Silver Lounger Duchess843's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2002
    Location
    Sicklerville, NJ
    Posts
    2,488
    Thanks
    36
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Re: MailWasher 5.2

    Blue Frog is made by Blue Security who is the developer, a free anti-spam solution that takes an active, community based approach to eliminating spam. Mail Washer Pro allows you to automatically report your spam to Blue Security and it's freeware.

    I found the information on Firetrust's How to setup Blue Frog on Mail Washer Pro's website.
    <img src=/S/coffeetime.gif border=0 alt=coffeetime width=32 height=48>

  9. #9
    3 Star Lounger
    Join Date
    May 2003
    Location
    Nottinghamshire, England
    Posts
    211
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Re: MailWasher 5.2

    <hr>Just in case you're a user but not on Nick Bolton's mailing list. New ( upgrade ) version here: Email Security, Anti-spam, Anti Virus Software, MailWasher
    <hr>

    Hey Big Al:

    I use Outlook, do I open the mailwasher first, or do I open up outlook?

    Thanks

    dillon

  10. #10
    Plutonium Lounger
    Join Date
    Oct 2001
    Location
    Lexington, Kentucky, USA
    Posts
    12,107
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post

    Re: MailWasher 5.2

    The way MailWasher works is that you tell it the specs of your ISP for email, i.e. username, password, server name. You run an email check with MailWasher and it looks on the ISP server to see what's waiting for you. You can preview any messages or delete them right on the server and never bring them down to your machine. There is a "learning" function in MW where you can teach it who your friends are as well. If you like, when you're through previewing, MW will open your email program for you but I don't do that since I keep Thunderbird open all the time anyway. I just alt-tab to Thunderbird and click to download the messages that I haven't deleted from the ISP's server. End of short-course. <img src=/S/grin.gif border=0 alt=grin width=15 height=15> Feel free to ask further if you care to learn more about it.

  11. #11
    3 Star Lounger
    Join Date
    May 2003
    Location
    Nottinghamshire, England
    Posts
    211
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Re: MailWasher 5.2

    hello Big Al:

    Thanks for the explantaion, what is Thunderbird? I really appreciate that you shared this software with the forum. As I previously mentioned, I use outlook, I have created my own filters, but #%^$%# still send the bloody emails to me.

    I was getting tired of just delete them, I will keep MW for a year and then go solo. I like the fact that I can bounce an email back to the little #@%%*(.

    Oops, I lost my composure, but you know what I mean.

    dillon

  12. #12
    Plutonium Lounger
    Join Date
    Oct 2001
    Location
    Lexington, Kentucky, USA
    Posts
    12,107
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post

    Re: MailWasher 5.2

    Thunderbird is an email program.

  13. #13
    Super Moderator jscher2000's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2001
    Location
    Silicon Valley, USA
    Posts
    23,112
    Thanks
    5
    Thanked 93 Times in 89 Posts

    Re: MailWasher 5.2

    Be gentle with the bouncebacks: the "sender" address usually is forged because the spammers (1) don't want to be found, and (2) don't bother cleaning up their lists, so why bother receiving thousands of nondelivery messages.

  14. #14
    3 Star Lounger
    Join Date
    May 2003
    Location
    Nottinghamshire, England
    Posts
    211
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Re: MailWasher 5.2

    Hello everyone:

    Thanks Big Al, can't you tell I don't get out much. Jscher2000m thanks for sharing that important information with me, I will disable the bounce back button.

    Question for you, is mail washer still worth having. Allow me to answer a part of my own question, I like the fact the emails are no longer coming in my email box, but I would like to know how to get rid of them?

    thanks in advance.

    dillon

  15. #15
    Uranium Lounger
    Join Date
    Jan 2001
    Location
    Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Posts
    7,089
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Re: MailWasher 5.2

    I've found, at least with Outlook 2003, that I don't really need Mailwasher any longer. The junk mail filter in Outlook works pretty well. I just let Outlook download my email and check the junk folder periodically to make sure things that I want to read haven't landed there, and when something legitimate does end up in the folder it's a snap to "whitelist" the sender. I say this having used Mailwasher in the past and being a fan of it. Anymore, it would be just another program running that doesn't really add anything except extra steps.
    -Mark

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •