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#1 juliemango

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Posted 18 March 2006 - 08:11 PM

Recently, I've been getting spam with a date into the future, anywhere from 1 day to 1 month. Is there anyway I can set my e-mail account to thwart this? Merci.

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#2 River_Rat

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Posted 18 March 2006 - 11:51 PM

There is no built in spam tool in Windows. You can check with your ISP as a lot of them offer a spam filter for free.
I am sure there are free 3rd party spam blockers out there but I don't know enough about any of them to recommend one. Maybe someone can.

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Posted 19 March 2006 - 06:22 AM

Thanks a mil', River Rat. Will do so immediately. Have a great day.

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Posted 19 March 2006 - 10:23 AM

Most E-mail clients, and many E-mail providers, have some kind of junk mail filter that the user can manage by creating rules; you might investige using a rule to designate post-dated E-mails as Spam. Another option would be to designate them as Spam manually as they come in.
Regards,
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Edited by jgweed, 19 March 2006 - 10:24 AM.

Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one should be silent.

#5 juliemango

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Posted 25 March 2006 - 06:24 AM

Thanks jqweed. After RiverRat's post, I checked with Yahoo. My Yahoo account does allow me to direct mail to my Junk folder, then designate as Spam. But this only works for current dated mail. I guess I'll just have to wait until it becomes a greater nuisance to Yahoo itself before anything is done. Anyway, thanks again. Cheers.

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