Author Topic: Junk Mail  (Read 1052 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Asteriktos

  • Protospatharios
  • ****************
  • Posts: 33,360
Junk Mail
« on: May 05, 2005, 10:09:25 PM »
I've never had much of a problem with junk mail, but over the last couple days my hotmail account has gone insane (normally I get about 3 emails a day, today I had like 57). The thing that really confuses me is that it isn't even my mail, according to the "To" address. For instance, one email is from register@gmail.com, and is supposedly sent to an email addy not even close to my own.The subject says "mailing error" and the body reads: "This is an automatically generated E-Mail Delivery Status Notification. Mail-Header, Mail-Body and Error Description are attached". Not that I'm going to open the attachment! :) Any idea how to fix this short of getting a new email addy?
« Last Edit: May 05, 2005, 10:12:22 PM by Paradosis »
"I, Lucian, wrote this, I who am skilled in what is old and foolish; For what men think wise is foolish. So then nothing that the mind of man can conceive is certain; What you admire, seems ridiculous to others." - St. Lucian of Antioch

Offline Robert

  • "Amazing"
  • Archon
  • ********
  • Posts: 2,442
Re: Junk Mail
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2005, 11:50:19 PM »
No way to fix it and stop them from coming, mate.  Might want to cx the post that anastasios made earlier in the Board News.

You could try downloading Thunderbird and using that, it has decent spam protection...or try getting a gmail account. And forwarding all emails to the gmail. It does a good spam filtering job as well.

R

Online Mor Ephrem

  • The Fourteenth Apostle and Judge of the Interwebs
  • Section Moderator
  • Protostrator
  • *****
  • Posts: 26,414
  • This dog's body intentionally left blank
    • OrthodoxChristianity.net
  • Faith: Orthodox
  • Jurisdiction: But my heart belongs to Czech Lands
Re: Junk Mail
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2005, 09:30:32 PM »
I had this problem the other day myself...39 new messages?  I knew I wasn't that popular. 
This is a great day for this forum and for the internet. Mor's energies like a burning comet are raining possibilities for enlightenment upon us all.

Everyone wants Mor.

Mor, you're a jackass.

Offline Asteriktos

  • Protospatharios
  • ****************
  • Posts: 33,360
Re: Junk Mail
« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2005, 11:41:00 PM »
Ack. I was afraid of that. Well, thanks for giving it to me straight
"I, Lucian, wrote this, I who am skilled in what is old and foolish; For what men think wise is foolish. So then nothing that the mind of man can conceive is certain; What you admire, seems ridiculous to others." - St. Lucian of Antioch