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How can I stop spam mail I get it every day it goes into another box ok but it is a neusance?

I get about 10 a day

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  • 1 decade ago
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    10 a day is quite a small number. Once the spammers have a known valid address, you will keep getting them. I'm afraid that unless you have software which will make it look as though the mail has bounced, you have very little chance of stopping or reducing it.

    Mailwasher is one such piece of software but it's only possible to use it if you have POP/SMTP access to your mailbox.

    http://www.mailwasher.net/

    Blocking the sender isn't very effective because spammers constantly change their ID.

    NEVER EVER reply to a spam mail to 'remove' yourself from their list! This simply tells the spammer that your address is real! You will get MORE spam. Also, resist the temptation to even open spam mail. A lot of them contain markers which signal that a mail has been opened (and is therefore a valid address).

  • 1 decade ago

    Typically, there should be a link or instructions within the spam message to remove yourself from their mailing list.

    You'll either have to follow the link and manually unsubscribe yourself, or reply with a blank email or "unsubscribe" in the subject line.

    Usually, it takes a few days to be removed from their mailing list.

    If the spam doesn't have instructions (especially if it uses a randomized email) then all you can do is tune your spam filters.

  • 1 decade ago

    If you have paid email client then you must speak to them to have proper filters. However 10 spams a day is way tooooo less I recv 50 - 70 spams a day.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    1) NEVER follow the link to unsubscribe. They will not stop sending and you will be confirming your address.

    2) No way. The only thing you can do is to direct it to a separate place and delete it.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Only 10 a day??? Don't complain, you're a VERY lucky person!

  • 1 decade ago

    block the sender

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