unwanted advertising emails - how can I stop them?

  sivo 13:46 08 Jan 2008
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I have recently been getting loads of adverts for drugs and other unwanted items on my emails. many to similar email address's not mine! How can I stop this rubbish - came back in this morning to find 282 on my computer!!! Have tried to block individual website but they just come back on another site. Please help me!!

  babybell 14:02 08 Jan 2008

Well whatever you do, if the email has an unsubscribe function on the email, DON'T CLICK it cuz all that will happen is they will know someone has that address and you will probably find that they send you more. Do you have your email address on a personal website of some description. I have a website and have an email address on there and the spam scanners pick it up and email it and i have the same problem.

  sunny staines 14:11 08 Jan 2008

delete without opening.

  johnnyrocker 14:14 08 Jan 2008

or gwt mailwasher which will allow deletion of unwanted mails at the server of your isp leaving only the mails you wish to download. click here


johnny.

  johnnyrocker 14:15 08 Jan 2008

gwt = get


johnny.

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