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Spam filters

petero

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North Leeds, West Yorks
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#1
Hi,
In your opinion what is the best Spam filter (free one) that can be downloaded. Thanks,
Peter
 

petero

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Joined
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Messages
19
Location
North Leeds, West Yorks
PC Experience
Some Experience
Operating System
Windows XP - Home Edition
#3
Hi,
Email spam mainly. My pop up blocker seems to do everything else ok, but my tiscali(used to be lineone) email address seems to catch all the dubious stuff that's flying around. It's an email address I've had for years and I would get rid of it, but I need it to send emails, as my outlook express will only recieve emails and not send them since I moved to Sky broadband. I can't even get onto the Sky email program even after ringing them umpteen times to sort out my password etc, so I've just given up on that. It's just so annoying that I can't reply by email off a website because it won't send it, I have to open up Tiscali and use that instead, when I've got rid of about 125 disgusting messages on a daily basis, which seem to have been opened by the program without me even doing anything other than delete them. Thanks,
Peter

p.s. I did purchase a program called spam butcher, it does work but a lot are still getting through. This program was for a year and will soon be finishing, hence the question.
 

Tony D

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Malvern, PA (USA)
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#4
With a spam filtering service, mail is delivered to the filtering service BEFORE you get it. The service determines as best it can if it’s spam or real mail. If it’s spam, they delete it. If it’s not spam, they will then send the mail along to your email account. Cost is a few $$/month.

Check out https://www.trustwave.com/secureEmail.php

One of my customers was looking into Uniblue Spamfighter Pro. Don't know if they purchased it.