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Reduce spam! Get your Junk E-mail Filter in top condition

Adding domain to list using dialog box tab


Some junk mailers change the sender name automatically for each junk message. So if for example you add the full e-mail address "amy@adatum.com" to your Blocked Senders List today, you may receive spam from "alex@adatum.com" tomorrow. This can be highly annoying, but there is a way to stop it.

The part of an e-mail address after the @ sign is called the domain. It identifies the computer or network on the Internet that was used to send the message. For example, if you add the domain name "@adatum.com" to your blocked list (as shown in the picture), then all messages arriving from any sender at "@adatum.com" will be sent to your Junk E-mail folder.

If, on the other hand, the domain "@adatum.com" sometimes appears on messages to or from your customers or associates, then obviously you don't ever want any of those messages going to the Junk E-mail folder. In that case, include the domain name on both of your safe lists — and then all messages from or to that domain will go straight to your Inbox. (Be sure to include the @ sign!)

Reminder    For your Safe Senders List only, there's a command on the Junk E-mail submenu for adding a domain.

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