Client Spam Filter Setup Guide
for Microsoft Outlook Express
The following guide will show you how to setup
the spam and virus filter for the Microsoft Outlook Express
email program. Your requirements dealing with Spam may vary
to what is illustrated here.
Setup Guides also available for Microsoft
Outlook, Eudora, MacOS
Setting Up Microsoft Outlook Express
Open Outlook Express and go to Tools --> Message
Rules --> Mail.
This will bring up the message
rules dialog. Click on the New... button to create a
new message rule.
1. (Select the Conditions
for your rule:)
Check 'Where the Subject line contains specific words'.
2. (Select the Actions for your rule:)
What would you like done with the questionable email? There
are a few options.
Move it to a specified folder
Highlight it with color
Delete it from server
We ask that you do not leave Spam (or legitimate email) on the
server as it will cause congestion over a period of time and
result in sluggish mail services for everyone.
3. (Rule Description:)
Click on 'Subject contains specific words' and enter 'Spam Score
sssss' (Note: number of 's' characters refers to the
Spam score threshold. The more 's' characters the higher the
severity of the email being considered Spam. Refer to the above
Spam scoring table.)
If you selected 'Move it
to the specified folder', click on 'specified
Select the folder you would
like the questionable email to go to. If you do not have a folder,
just create one by pressing 'new folder' and enter a name for
it. Select it and press the OK button. Press OK
Your rules will now be effective
the next time you download your email in Outlook Express.