spam and scam email

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Mail' started by Lau Man Choy Thomas, Jun 12, 2010.

  1. I always receive various spam and scam e-mail now. I dont know what reason.
    How can I stop it by download defender software from microsoft. thanks.
    Thomas Lau
     
    Lau Man Choy Thomas, Jun 12, 2010
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  2. You're not alone. Everyone receives spam email.
    Who is your mail service provider? The better providers allow you to
    enable spam filtering via the web interface. Some do a better job than others.
    My Gmail account intercepts about 99% of spam emails.

    Microsoft's Windows Defender does not deal with spam.

    Gary VanderMolen, Microsoft MVP (Mail)


    "Lau Man Choy Thomas" wrote in message news:...

    I always receive various spam and scam e-mail now. I dont know what reason.
    How can I stop it by download defender software from microsoft. thanks.
    Thomas Lau
     
    Gary VanderMolen \(MVP\), Jun 12, 2010
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  3. You can use Message Rules to move mail not addressed to you to a junk folder, as well as other rules. You may be able to log on to your webmail and set rules on the server also. Defender won't help much, but you can get Microsoft Security Essentials for free with a valid copy of Windows. Go to Microsoft Update and you can download it.

    steve

    "Lau Man Choy Thomas" <> wrote in message news:...
    >I always receive various spam and scam e-mail now. I dont know what reason.
    > How can I stop it by download defender software from microsoft. thanks.
    > Thomas Lau
    >
     
    Steve Cochran, Jun 13, 2010
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