Anti spam programme for yahoo please?

  northerngirl 09:29 31 Jul 2008

Can anyone recommend an anti spam programme that is compatible with Yahoo please?
I am looking for one whereby I can block addresses and/or use a "friends" list.

Any advice gratefully received, thank you.

  Clapton is God 10:00 31 Jul 2008

By Yahoo do you mean a web mail service?

If so, they usually have their own anti-spam filters.

However, if your e-mail is via an e-mail client (Outlook Express, Outlook, etc) use click here

  northerngirl 11:08 31 Jul 2008

Yes Yahoo does have it's own anti-spam filter but it is not at all impressive.

  Clapton is God 13:34 31 Jul 2008

As far as I know you cannot use an 'external anti-spam filter with web mail.

Mailwasher, for example, works by allowing you to see the mail waiting on your ISP's mail server before downloading it to your PC.

You can set up filters and blacklists within Mailwasher to get rid of the junk, at source, without ever downloading it to your PC.

  northerngirl 14:43 31 Jul 2008

Thanks for that info.

I don't really want to use Outlook and I think that as good as Mail washer sounds, it only works with Outlook.

  Clapton is God 15:45 31 Jul 2008

"as good as Mail washer sounds, it only works with Outlook"

No, that's not what I said.

It works with a variety of e-mail clients (Outlook, Outlook Express, Incredimail, etc).

I use it with OE, for example.

  northerngirl 19:36 31 Jul 2008

I wasn't quoting you, I said that I THINK it works only with Outlook and I THINK it sounds good. My OPINION.
I am a beginner and was wrong. Was it necessary to be rude?

  northerngirl 19:55 31 Jul 2008

Thank you very much Marg7.

  Clapton is God 21:23 31 Jul 2008

"Was it necessary to be rude?"


I've spent several hours trying to help you by providing information about how anti-spam filters do and do not work.

I fail to see how that is "rude".

I think you need to get out a little more.

  laurie53 07:45 01 Aug 2008

I would check your settings.

I use Yahoo and while the odd piece of spam gets through, the filter is trapping around 30/50 a day.

I don't think any filter is 100% effective.

  northerngirl 09:30 01 Aug 2008

Clapton is God

Ah, I see that you are now using quotes responsibly, well done!

Thank you for your comments on my social life also, you are a true inspiration.

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