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Windows 7: Email link security.

08 Dec 2015   #11
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by torchwood View Post
A scotsman running AOL, been around a while then.

Roy
Yes !!!


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08 Dec 2015   #12
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Callender View Post
You don't say how you access gmail.
That's because it's in AOL!!!!
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08 Dec 2015   #13
Callender

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

I've never used AOL. Suggest logging into gmail via this link your browser:

http://mail.google.com/

then once logged in follow instructions in this post:

Email link security.

Ignore the software mentioned.
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09 Dec 2015   #14
derekimo

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Roderunner View Post
Dear Folks,
My image shows part of an email found in my AOL spam folder. The message is from EDF whom I'm in the process of switching to from Scottish Power. As far as I know, EDF only have my gmail address.
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In my image, the text in blue is a clickable link. AOL block all links & I never use any link in an email.
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My question to you is:- how do I check it?

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I think the two points I highlighted above would be useful.

Seems to me it's a safe bet it's bogus if you never gave them your AOL email.

Does moving it out of the spam folder let you see the link by hovering?

If not, it sounds like this setting is enabled,

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https://help.aol.com/articles/aol-mail-spam-and-privacy


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