Message rules

  Andsome 09:03 20 Feb 2003

In XP Home I have created message rules to delete messages containg specific words. Try as I may now, I cannot bring up that list. Where does it hide please. When I bring up message rules, the only option is to create rules, and there is no option to view rules already created.

  bvw in bristol 09:27 20 Feb 2003

Morning Andsome, the rules should show up as soon as you enter the Message Rules screen and you can amend them, alter them etc.

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  temp003 10:07 20 Feb 2003

When you see the Create new rule screen, click cancel and a new window of all your rules should come up.

  Andsome 10:18 20 Feb 2003

NOPE, the rules that I created seem to have dissapeared. Before closing down yesterday I checked and they were showing, but are not there now.

  Andsome 10:43 20 Feb 2003

I think that I must have missed one of the O.K's on the way out of Outlook Express. I have set it all up again, re-started and all is OK. Thanks for your time and trouble. I much prefer to try this method rather than downloading software to reduce the spam.

  watchful 11:04 20 Feb 2003

Your method works for me too. It is set with one or two choice words which often appear in spam headers.

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