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Windows 7: How do I stop emails

28 May 2010   #1
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 
How do I stop emails

Could some one tell me how to stop email. It's loading my email server up.


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28 May 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

If you are talking about spam, there is only one solution.

Have 2 email addys, one for your friends, and only them. Do not post it on the web or for any reason

Have a second for web purposes.

Sorry that I misunderstood your question, but I think that the adivice that I gave you is timeless. A great way to prevent spam.
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28 May 2010   #3
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello Layback Bear.



If you are referring to the emails about threads you've subscribed to, it's in your UsreCP, have a look at the snip below.
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28 May 2010   #4
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
Hello Layback Bear.



If you are referring to the emails about threads you've subscribed to, it's in your UsreCP, have a look at the snip below.
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Attachment 75539
I misread that one Ted, good for you.
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28 May 2010   #5
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
Could some one tell me how to stop email. It's loading my email server up.
If you are talking about Spam, I suggest you close the email account that is giving you grief. Then see step 4 below.

Things for you to remember in the future -
1.Stop posting your e-mail address on a public forum or website. It is estimated that 95% of all junk e-mail is caused by a person publicly disclosing his or her e-mail address.

2.Avoid: Popular newsgroups - robots often scour these lists for addresses.
Chat rooms like Yahoo Chat etc- spammers or spambots are actively mining in popular chat rooms.

3.Use spam blocking tools. Most webmail providers offer them, or you can download one.

4.Use disposable addresses to identify and shake off sources of spam.
Have one main account, and never, ever give this address to anyone, even your friends. All they need to do is send you an innocent e-card to get you back on a spam mailing list.
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28 May 2010   #6
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JMH View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
Could some one tell me how to stop email. It's loading my email server up.
If you are talking about Spam, I suggest you close the email account that is giving you grief. Then see step 4 below.

Things for you to remember in the future -
1.Stop posting your e-mail address on a public forum or website. It is estimated that 95% of all junk e-mail is caused by a person publicly disclosing his or her e-mail address.

2.Avoid: Popular newsgroups - robots often scour these lists for addresses.
Chat rooms like Yahoo Chat etc- spammers or spambots are actively mining in popular chat rooms.

3.Use spam blocking tools. Most webmail providers offer them, or you can download one.

4.Use disposable addresses to identify and shake off sources of spam.
Have one main account, and never, ever give this address to anyone, even your friends. All they need to do is send you an innocent e-card to get you back on a spam mailing list.

Good Points, and dont forget active live anti virus.
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29 May 2010   #7
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

One thing I just started doing again today was using a Pop3 alert program. I buy stuff online like most of us, and end up with a lot of marketing stuff in the mailbox. But I don't want to filter all the stuff out because it may be a notice something has shipped or whatnot.

The freebie Pop3 alert is good because you just look through the list and delete the crap right on the server. Course it's only good if you're talking maybe less than 50 emails a day. If you're getting buried that's another matter.

Right now I'm using PopMan 1.3.1. Free and works fine on Vista64. It claims even if you preview it will only display text parts of the mail, not any html, never mind script or images. I haven't gotten that far. Just deleting the crap before it gets to my machine is good for now.
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29 May 2010   #8
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Thanks Bare Foot Kid!! That's what I needed, I will give it a try.
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29 May 2010   #9
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

You're welcome, glad I could help!
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