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#1 carolhall1

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Posted 16 November 2010 - 10:56 AM

I have been receiving 6-8 identical emails per day for the last month or so supposedly from a friend in my address book. The message has no subjest, but only the long list of recipients and a link 'www.tabletsrxmedicine.net'. I have temporarily blocked my friend's address so the messages all go to my spam folder. Is there some way to prevent receiving them at all? Thanks.

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Posted 19 November 2010 - 04:46 AM

Hello,

When you open email, at the bottom of the email there are mostly a option-link that says
unsuscribe from receiving emails in future
When you click that link it opens a blank page asking you for your email
Type your email in the field and it's done
You will not receiving email from that sender anymore
It helped me, hope it will help you... :)

Regards,
Max

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Posted 19 November 2010 - 12:54 PM

Hello,

When you open email, at the bottom of the email there are mostly a option-link that says
unsuscribe from receiving emails in future
When you click that link it opens a blank page asking you for your email
Type your email in the field and it's done
You will not receiving email from that sender anymore
It helped me, hope it will help you... :)

Regards,
Max

Isn't that kinda risky? Not only could he be redirected to a malware-infested site, but all it'll be doing is confirming that the email address is valid...

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Posted 19 November 2010 - 01:38 PM

Yes, it may be risky, so I am not doing it from my home computer...
I do it from computer in my school or I go to the Internet places
Sometimes I do it via mobile phone...
When I unsubscribe it, I delete all unknown emails and the problem is solved

Regards,
Max

Yes, it may be risky, so I am not doing it from my home computer...
I do it from computer in my school or I go to the Internet places
Sometimes I do it via mobile phone...
When I unsubscribe it, I delete all unknown emails and the problem is solved

Regards,
Max

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Posted 23 November 2010 - 01:19 AM

It sounds like your friend has a worm attacking his/her email contacts list. A few years back I encountered a similar problem where a friend of my sister's had a worm in her contact list. The worm worked like the "How easily and quickly VD can be spread" exercise we did in middle school health class. Or the "You tell 3 friends then they tell 3 friends" principal. I was getting blank emails from all sorts of addresses. Check with your friends to see if they may be getting these types of emails from you. Back then what I did was close my email account, you may have to do the same.




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