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Windows 7: Can't block sender in outlook 2010

27 Jan 2013   #1
Jay Downer

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Can't block sender in outlook 2010

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28 Jan 2013   #2
Marshalhubs

Windows 7
 
 

Hi Jay,

Welcome to sevenforums!

Are you use exchange user?
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29 Jan 2013   #3
braddersz

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Hi, I'm assuming your not using Exchange as Outlook is showing a "Personal Folder" and not a Exchange users folder

I'm not sure why it's not letting you add it to the block list through Outlook, But you could try this:


Change your Outlook View to have a Reading Pane, So you can see the contents of the email without opening it,
To do this, click on "View" - Reading Pane - Right
Then highlight the email, You should see a preview of the message on the right hand side,
More importantly - At the top of the email, you should be able to see the display name / email address it has come from,
Once you have discovered the senders email address, ( which is likely to be a relay through someone else's address).
You can manually add it to you're block list, OR create a rule to auto delete when you receive mail from that particular email address,
Hope this helps.
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29 Jan 2013   #4
Jay Downer

win 7 SP-1
 
 

Hi braddersz,
I have changed the "View" in my junk folder, and am waiting for another "funny" one to come in.
Thanks....hope it works. I'll keep it open until proven...

Jay
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