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Offline Twenty Nine

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Spam Filters, etc...
« on: September 16, 2004, 04:53:51 PM »
I believe that the company I work for set up a filter so that certain Spam and other stuff like that cannot come through to our Outlook email.

So, when I sign up on a forum, I able unable to receive the "Welcome/Access" email in order to post, etc.

How can I fix this. Is there another way around this? I believe that it was fairly recent (a couple a months ago) that they set up this filter.

Thanks for the help!

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Re:Spam Filters, etc...
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2004, 07:11:05 PM »
I'm sure those more technical than I will give you good advice.  You want a quick fix that's pretty easy to implement, just sign up for a free webmail account for personal stuff like this.  If you want, I can send you a free gmail account.
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Offline Robert

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Re:Spam Filters, etc...
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2004, 03:08:33 AM »
In this day in age, set up a hotmail or gmail account, and use that for non-work correspondence.... I get too many people in trouble at work when I am asked to view their emails and monitor for non-work related stuff.

Most companies have software running on their mail server that will use wildcards to block email. ( I.E. if the email contains certain keywords or is from certain sites, it will block it.  )

There is often times no way around this, unless you are the server admin, because it is something controlled centrally.

If you need a gmail invite, plenty of us will hook you up, else opt for another free email service and use that.


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Re: Spam Filters, etc...
« Reply #3 on: December 03, 2010, 10:13:26 PM »
I use gmail and yahoo, but find that gmail has the best spam filtering.  I really don't get spam in this account at all.  When I do get spam, the filter catches it.  The best part about it is that it is free. Give it a shot and see what you think.